THE 17th MSJCE WG, 2019

The 17th Meeting of the Malaysia – Singapore Joint Committee on the Environment (MSJCE) Working Group (WG) was held on 19-20 June 2019 in Singapore.  Puan Norlin binti Jaafar, Deputy Director General of Environment, Malaysia and Mr. Tan Meng Dui, Chief Executive Officer, National Environment Agency, Singapore co-chaired the Meeting. It was organized by National Environment Agency, Singapore.

A total of 27 delegates came from various Malaysian agencies namely the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Attorney General’s Chambers, Department of Irrigation and Drainage, Johor State Economic Planning Unit, Marine Department, Johor Port Authority, and a representative from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment attended the meeting. 

Meanwhile, Singapore was represented by 50 delegates from different agencies including the Public Utilities Board, Ministry of National Development, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Housing and Development Board, Maritime and Port Authority, Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources. 

This meeting served an important role for both countries to exchange information and experiences in tackling environmental issues of mutual interest. The meeting also reviewed and discussed new cooperation in the areas of industrial pollution, waste management including plastic and waste packaging, radiation safety.