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Malaysian legislators ask Petronas to exit Myanmar over Rohingya violence

Members of the Malaysian parliament have called on Petronas to exit Myanmar in protest over the violence against Rohingya Muslims.
By Staff reporter 8 November 2017 0 28292

Members of the Malaysian parliament have called on Petronas to exit its operations and end its investments in Myanmar in protest over the violence against Rohingya Muslims, according to Reuters.

The company has a significant presence in Myanmar, with ownership of several gas blocks and a cross-border pipeline that transports gas to Thailand.

Members of Malaysia’s parliament signed a petition on 8 November calling on Petronas to exit the country from next year unless the Burmese government recognises the Rohingya as legitimate citizens of Myanmar.

The crisis has...