En­cour­ag­ing par­tic­i­pa­tion in Go Green ini­tia­tives

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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Green Tech­nol­ogy Cor­po­ra­tion (Green­tech Malaysia), a com­pany rep­re­sent­ing Malaysia at the world’s big­gest Expo 2017 in Kaza­khstan in June, has launched its first Youth con­test to en­cour­age par­tic­i­pa­tion in Go Green ini­tia­tives at Con­corde Ho­tel here.

Green­tech Malaysia, on be­half of the En­ergy, Green Tech­nol­ogy and Water Min­istry, is ex­pected to rep­re­sent the coun­try with in­ven­tions, projects, re­search and other fu­ture en­ergy-con­serv­ing ini­tia­tives at the world’s old­est expo, themed “Fu­ture En­ergy”, from June 10 to Sept 10.

The Youth con­test, launched by Raja Muda of Se­lan­gor Tengku Amir Shah Sul­tan Shara­fud­din Idris Shah yes­ter­day, re­quires con­tes­tants to post a Green Growth In­spi­ra­tion on so­cial me­dia, with the hash­tag, #MyBut­ter­fly­Ef­fect, to raise aware­ness on how sim­ple ini­tia­tives can col­lec­tively im­pact the fu­ture pos­i­tively.

Green­tech Malaysia chief ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer Ah­mad Hadri Haris said the most in­no­va­tive post would win tick­ets and ac­com­mo­da­tion for a one-week stay in As­tana, to visit Expo 2017 and the Malaysian Pavil­ion this year.

He said through the con­test, he hoped more youths would show an in­ter­est in the in­dus­try as it

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