Category: <span>PRESS RELEASE</span>


Opening Speech for Green Pinang Awards Gala 2017

Speech by Lim Guan Eng, Penang Chief Minister cum Chairman of Penang Green Council on 22 November 2017 during Green Pinang Awards Gala 2017 at Eastin Hotel: Ladies and gentlemen, good evening and welcome to the Green Pinang Awards Gala 2017. Penang was hit by one of the worst floods in the state’s history on 4-5...


Make Your Voice Heard in Penang Green Agenda Public Survey

Statement by Phee Boon Poh, Penang State Exco Member, Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee Chairman cum Vice-Chairman of Penang Green Council, on 14 November 2017: The recent horrendous floods in Penang were caused by unusual rainfall, strong winds and high tides that led to nearly 12,559 people being evacuated. Climate change is REAL. It...


Educating Youth in Environmental Education is Key for a Sustainable Future

Press Statement on 10 October 2017 Call for Youth Camp registration! Youth in Northern Region are welcome to reveal the Power of Nature. Penang Green Council welcomes the recent announcement by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and Ministry of Education to introduce Environmental Education as a new subject in schools by 2019. In...


Concerned Citizens Voiced Out During Focus Group Discussion of Penang Green Agenda Development

Press Statement on 14 August 2017 Five focus group discussions among Penang stakeholders were successfully conducted at School of Social Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). Penang Green Council (PGC) is responsible for providing assistance to Penang State Government in devising Penang Green Agenda (PGA). PGA aims at formulating strategies to build resilient community in Penang...


Welcoming Speech for Penang Green Agenda Workshop

Welcoming speech by Chow Kon Yeow, Penang State Exco Member for Local Government, Traffic Management & Flood Mitigation and Vice Chairman of Penang Green Council during the Penang Green Agenda Workshop at Penang Institute on 24 March 2017: Good Morning. Thank you for your gracious presence at the first Penang Green Agenda Workshop. I am...