Five hundred saplings of seven tree species were planted at the Berakas Forest Reserve Recreational Park last Tuesday. The species are Selangan Daun Tebal, Meranti Laru, Meranti Merah Kesumba, Kandis, Meranti Siput Jantan and Cassia Fitsula.
Deputy Minister (Energy) at the Prime Minister’s Office Dato Seri Paduka Awang Haji Matsatejo bin Sokiaw and High Commissioner of Malaysia to Brunei Darussalam Dato’ Raja Reza bin Raja Zaib Shah led the sapling planting in a 1,125-square-metre space.
Over 70 participants from the Petroleum Authority of Brunei Darussalam; Malaysian High Commission in Brunei Darussalam; Forestry Department; Department of Environment, Park and Recreation (JASTRe); PETRONAS Carigali Brunei Ltd (PCBL) and its consortium partners; as well as students from the Petronas School of Life programme joined the activity.
More details on Sunday’s Borneo Bulletin