VP U Myint Swe addresses meeting of Central Committee for National Level Environmental Conservation and Climate Change

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Vice President U Myint Swe addresses the meeting of Central Committee for National Level Environmental Conservation and Climate Change in Nay Pyi Taw. Photo: MNA

It is important for all to exert efforts conscientiously to leave a legacy of a better, cleaner and more sustainable environment for future generations, Patron of the Central Committee for National Level Environmental Conservation and Climate Change Vice President U Myint Swe said yesterday.
The Vice President was addressing the meeting of the central committee held at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation in Nay Pyi Taw.
Then, the Vice President pointed out that it is necessary to take everything into consideration carefully as the country has already experienced climate and environmental changes and to take practical and effective measures so that they are not just left on paper.
Industrialization should not leave environmental conservation behind and every member of Myanmar society should bear in mind that environmental impacts of industrialization should be kept at the minimum, the Vice President added.
In conclusion, the Vice President urged attendees to form different levels of supervisory committees in regions/ states, districts and townships and pointed out the important role of private sector investors, NGOs and civil society organizations in environmental conservation matters.
Then, Union Minister for Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation U Ohn Win reported to the meeting on the work of the central committee including measures at the national and state/region level , strategy and work plans, plans for drafting laws, rules and regulations and educational programs.
Later, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs U Kyaw Tin reported on international cooperation and assistance.
Officials also reported on functions of respective working committees.—Myanmar News Agency

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