THE Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) refers to the letter for exotic demand by the president of Sahabat Alam Malaysia.
We fully agree that the consumption of wildlife meat is not restricted to this country only but has been part of the deeprooted dining culture in certain parts of the region.
In order to curb illegal wildlife trade, Perhilitan has been intensifying its enforcement efforts from time to time.
Innovative approaches such as National Blue Ocean Strategy have been applied in the department’s enforcement strategies which help to strengthen, improve and intensify enforcement activities.
The department realises that it is not easy to combat illegal wildlife trade and therefore, we are actively engaging NGOs to join the fight....