BANGI, 16 JAN, 2024:The Malaysian Nuclear Agency (Nuklear Malaysia) and Alam Flora Environmental Solutions Sdn. Bhd. (AFES) have entered into a partnership to produce plastic oil using irradiation and closed-burning methods of domestic plastic waste. The exchange ceremony for memorandums of understanding (MoUs) occurred in Tun Dr. Ismail Hall, Bangi Complex.

Dr. Rosli bin Darmawan, Director General of the Malaysian Nuclear Agency, and Dato' Mohd Zain Hassan, CEO of Alam Flora Sdn. Bhd., cum Director of Alam Flora Environmental Solutions Sdn. Bhd. (AFES), completed the MoU exchange session for research collaboration, which was attended by the Nuklear Malaysia management team, research officers, and management from Alam Flora Environmental Solutions Sdn. Bhd.

In his statement, the Director General of Nuklear Malaysia stated, "Malaysia supports sustainable development by balancing economic growth and environmental preservation as outlined by the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG)". Consequently, Malaysia has established the "Malaysia Plastic Sustainability Roadmap 2021-2030," a government initiative to combat plastic waste pollution and ensure the country's economic growth and social well-being.