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Mineral Development Board plan being studied

Last update: 18/07/2019
KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 (Bernama) -- The Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources is looking into setting up a Mineral Development Board to develop the country’s mineral resources which could contribute to the economy.

Its minister, Dr Xavier Jayakumar, told the Dewan Rakyat today that the board would play a leading role in the development and direction of the mineral industry, including regulation.

"The ministry believes that with its existence, the country's natural resources will be better developed to generate economic growth," he said.


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