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August 08, 2018

Union Minister U Ohn Win receives NEWRI Exec Dir, Danish Ambassador, separately

Union Minister U Ohn Win meets with Danish Ambassador Mr. Peter Lysholt Hansen on 6 August. Photo: MNA

Union Minister for Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation U Ohn Win received the Executive Director of the Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute (NEWRI), Nanyang Technological University, Prof. Shane Allen Snyder and his delegation at the guest hall of the ministry at 10am yesterday.
During the meeting, they openly discussed NEWRI’s research and development, education and training, ongoing processes, drinking water purification projects conducted around the world, purifying waste water, and NEWRI’s completed, ongoing and future processes and projects in Myanmar.
Similarly, the Union Minister received Danish Ambassador Mr. Peter Lysholt Hansen at 5pm on 6 August.
At the meeting, they discussed the implementation process for projects coping with climate change implemented in Rakhine State and Taninthayi Region, as part of the Denmark-Myanmar collaboration agreement, replanting and conserving Rakhine’s mangrove forests, elevating the social status of the region, projects for raising awareness on adapting to climate change, raising awareness on poaching and legal action taken towards it, and steps to be taken in acquiring a verification document to import Myanmar’s timber products to the European market.

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