Department of Wildlife and National Parks Peninsular Malaysia
The Department of Wildlife and National Parks Peninsular Malaysia (Malay: Jabatan Perlindungan Hidupan Liar dan Taman Negara Semenanjung Malaysia), abbreviated PERHILITAN, is a governmental organisation that is responsible for the protection, management and preservation of wildlife and national parks in Peninsular Malaysia.
|Jabatan Perlindungan Hidupan Liar dan Taman Negara|
|Type||Federal government (Peninsular)|
|Headquarters||Km 10, Jalan Cheras, 56100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. |
|Motto||Wildlife For Future Generations|
(Hidupan Liar Untuk Generasi Akan Datang)
|Parent Department||Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources|
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The department was established under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 which consolidated all the state game departments in Peninsular Malaysia. As of 2006, the department is placed under the purview of Malaysian Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment. It is headed by a director-general and that post is currently held by Dato’ Abdul Kadir bin Abu Hashim.
- Official website
- Ministry of Natural Resource and the Environment
- Sabah Wildlife Department
- Sarawak Forestry