Signing Memorandum of Cooperation in environment field and joint workshop on waste management

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Union Minister U Ohn Win and Japan’s Environment State Minister Mr.Tadahiko Ito sign the Memorandum of Cooperation in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation and Japan’s Ministry of Environment signed the of Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) in environment field and a workshop on waste management on 20 August in Park Royal Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw.
At the event, Union Minister for Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation U Ohn Win and Japan’s Environment State Minister H.E. Tadahiko Ito delivered speeches and signed the MoC.
Next, a bilateral meeting of senior officials led by the two ministers on cooperation in environment field was conducted followed by a joint workshop on waste management.
In the bilateral meeting matters relating to waste management sector, work process on assessing environmental impact, reducing carbon emission and joint crediting mechanism, work on plastic pollution in ocean to be undertaken under the ASEAN-Japan cooperation program, controlling air pollution, controlling water quality, climate change, protecting and maintaining the Ozone layer, development of nature based tourism, maintaining bio-diversity, waste management, providing environmental information and knowledge to the public and cooperation in assessing effect on the environment were discussed.
In the workshop, works conducted on policy in one of Japan’s waste management system the recycle work and good practice in 3R (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) were discussed.

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