Indonesia’s Setting and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya (above) has claimed that the haze blanketing Kuala Lumpur originated from Sarawak.
“There may be info that they didn’t disclose. As a result of in precise truth, the haze that entered Malaysia – to Kuala Lumpur – is from Sarawak, from Peninsular Malaysia and maybe a part of it from West Kalimantan.
“The Malaysian authorities ought to clarify it objectively,” she was quoted as saying by Tempo.co.
Siti Nurbaya’s declare got here regardless of the Asean Specialised Meteorological Centre’s (ASMC) tracking showing that the haze in Peninsular Malaysia primarily originated from Sumatra whereas within the haze in Sarawak originated from Kalimantan.
The ASMC’s monitoring, which pulls information from the US’ Nationwide Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, doesn’t present the haze travelling throughout the South China Sea between East and West Malaysia.
The monitoring, as of yesterday, confirmed widespread hotspot in Sumatra and Kalimantan with the centre of dense haze concentrated within the two areas.
Siti mentioned she’s going to write to Malaysia to make sure the nation has the right image.
“I’ll write to the Malaysian Ambassador in Jakarta, to be forwarded to the related minister. I need to be sure that the information is appropriate.
“The Indonesian authorities has systematically tried to resolve the state of affairs to one of the best of our potential. Not the entire haze originated from Indonesia,” she was quoted as saying.
Yesterday, Malaysia’s Vitality, Science, Know-how, Setting and Local weather Change Minister, Yeo Bee Yin expressed concern in regards to the haze state of affairs in a gathering with Indonesian embassy’s Minister Counsellor Agus Badrul Jamal and Counsellor for Data, Social and Cultural Affairs, Agung Cahaya Sumirat.