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Forestry Department Of Peninsular Malaysia 100 Years Anniversary

(18 October 2001)

 

Forestry Department of Peninsular Malaysia

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In 1883, a small forest department was established in the Straits Settlements. Subsequently, a forest officer was appointed in Perak (1895), followed by Selangor (1898) and Negeri Sembilan (1900). A Conservator of Forest in India, A.M Burn-Murdoch was appointed the Chief Forest Officer for the Straits Settlements and Federated Malay States on 16 October 1901. This triggered the establishment of full-fledged departments in the states, recruitment of trained and supporting staff, and formulation and enforcement of laws. The management of the rainforest went into full swing.

This centenary celebration revisits the past, highlights the issues and challenges in managing the rainforest and seeks to raise public awareness on the role and contributions of the department to the nation.



Technical Details

Date of Issue 18 October 2001
Denomination 30 sen, 50 sen, RM1.00
Stamp Size 38mm X 28mm
Perforation 13 3/4 x 13 1/2
Sheet Content 25 stamps
Paper SPM Watermarked, Phosphor Coated
Printing Process Lithography

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