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MPOCC participates in the Malaysian Palm Oil 100 Years Celebration


MPOCC participated in the Malaysian Palm Oil’s 100 year celebrations on 18 May at Sime Darby Plantation Sdn. Bhd.’s Tennamaran Estate located at Bestari Jaya (formely known as Batang Berjuntai) in Selangor. The event attended by a crowd of more than 5,000 was officiated by the Prime Minister, YAB Datuk Seri Najib Razak. In his address, the Prime Minister also officially announced the implementation of mandatory MSPO certification by 31 December 2019. He further reiterated the future plans of the government to launch a mechanisation fund where it will work together with the private sector to conduct more research and development on mechanisation so as to make it more successful in Malaysia. MPOCC also set up an information booth during the event where publicity materials, including flyers and brochures, on the MSPO Certification Scheme were distributed.