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Deputy Minister attends 13th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Environment

Deputy Minister Dr Thet Thet Zin and attendees pose for documentary photo at 13th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment and related meetings. Photo: MNA
Deputy Minister Dr Thet Thet Zin and attendees pose for documentary photo at 13th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment and related meetings. Photo: MNA

DEPUTY Minister for Environmental Conservation and Forestry Dr Thet Thet Zin attended the 13th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment and related meetings in Hanoi, Vietnam, from 28 to 30 October.
The meeting was launched with an address by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.
The deputy minister in her address said that Myanmar government is drawing policy and work procedures for the reduction of climate change, and it hopes for further cooperation with ASEAN countries and dialogue partner countries in environmental conservation.
The delegates discussed the draft of the ASEAN Joint Statement on Climate Change, to be submitted to the UN Conference of Parties (COP 21) in Paris, France. They also discussed terms of references for the ASEAN Institute for Green Economy, established in Myanmar, and ASEAN Guidelines on Peatland Fire Management.
On 30 October, the delegates visited Tieng Anh national park.

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