Persaud denies Bai Shan Lin controls 960 000 ha forest

Minister of Natural Re-sources and the Environment Robert Persaud on Monday denied that Chinese logging firm Bai Shan Lin (BSL) controls over 960 000 hectares of forest.

“It is wrong; it is misleading. And if Bai Shan Lin is saying that, they should withdraw it and withdraw it immediately, because it is false,” he told the Parliamentary Sectoral Committee on Natural Resources. Persaud and Commissioner of Forests James Singh appeared before the committee and according to Singh,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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