Malaysia pushes for green agenda hinh anh 1Illustrative photo (Source: themalaysianreserve)
Hanoi (VNA) – Malaysia will advance its green agenda through the use of legislative tools and greater transparency, the country's Natural Resources, Environment and Climate Change Minister Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad said in his remarks at the February 7 launch of the International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition & Conference Malaysia (IGEM 2023).

The minister said the revised Budget 2023 will have a particular focus on the green economy.

He noted that the ministry’s key initiatives will focus on the enactment of a Climate Change Act to ensure transparency in future environmental impact assessment studies and take the lead in seeking solutions to climate change issues.

He also highlighted a need to take a comprehensive and holistic governance approach to the country's management of the environment, water, energy, climate change, and natural resources in a coordinated and focused way.

Themed "Race Towards Net Zero: Leadership for Climate Action", IGEM 2023 is set to be held in Kuala Lumpur from October 4 to 6./.