Withdrawal of Kalista’s Permit: First time In The History of Aceh

http://atjehpost.com/read/2012/09/24/22008/40/5/Pencabutan-Izin-Kalista-Pertama-Sepanjang-Sejarah-Aceh-

Senin, 24 September 2012 14:30 WIB

MURDANI ABDULLAH | Free translation by Adji Darsoyo

BANDA  ACEH – Head of the Legal and PR Office of the Aceh Regional Secretariat, Makmur Ibrahim, said that the plan to withdraw Klaista Alam’s permit by the Government of Aceh under Zaini Abdullah is the first within the whole history of Aceh. This is considered important and to show high commitment of the current Government of Aceh to protect forest conservation, especially in Tripa Peat Swamp. “This is the first in the history of the Government of Aceh,” said Makmur on Monday, September 24, 2012. Makmur continued that being staff  member he is ready to implement the Governor’s instruction and will immediately process the plan. He hopes that this will be accepted by all parties in Aceh. As reported earlier, the Governor of Aceh, Zaini Abdullah, requested the head of BP2T on Monday September 24, 2012  to immediately prepare a draft for the revocation of Kalista Alam’s permit, which relates to the recently announced decision of the Administrative High Court of Medan. The Governor of Aceh, through the Head of Legal and PR Office, Makmur Ibrahim, also said that this decision of the Administrative High Court of Medan is final. “We wait for the draft of the revocation from BP2T. If this can be process within 2 days, then we will also withdraw in 2 days,” said Makmur.

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The Leuser Ecosystem on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia is in grave danger. Local politicians want to allow logging, mining and palm oil plantations in this vulnerable area. Sumatran orangutans, rhinos, elephants and tigers are already hanging on by a thread. They will not survive the destruction of the Leuser Ecosystem.

6 responses to “Withdrawal of Kalista’s Permit: First time In The History of Aceh”

  1. Judy says :

    Fantastic News!Let this be the first of many!Save the Orangutans-Save the Forests-Save Tripa! :D

  2. Rifki says :

    And now a new work has begun.

  3. Claudia says :

    One first step, many more to go. Good news.

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