‘Big Pom’ joins the stage of ’28th Mekong Council’ to formulate development strategies Protecting the Mekong River Basin Environment – Refer to Vietnam as the 65th President
On November 25, at The Athenee Hotel, Bangkok, General Prawit Wongsuwan, Deputy Prime Minister as chairman of the council The 2021 Mekong River Commission chaired the 28th Mekong Council Meeting (TWENTY-EIGHTH MEETING OF THE MRC COUNCIL). Between physical meetings and teleconferencing Thailand hosted the meeting (2nd time), with member countries attending the meeting, namely the Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology from Cambodia, Minister of Agriculture of Thailand from Lao PDR and Minister of Agriculture of Thailand from Vietnam, along with the negotiating countries from the People’s Republic of China and Myanmar and the head of the Cooperation Development Department Swedish Embassy or Representative of the President of the Development Partnership
The meeting had discussions together. and approved to improve the regulations of the Council, the Mekong River Commission. and improve the regulations of the joint committee Mekong River Commission In addition, the Strategic Plan for Sustainable Hydropower Development 2021 for the Lower Mekong Basin was approved. under the collaboration to create the well-being of the people in the sub-region and together to protect the environment for sustainable development. followed by a meeting between the Council Mekong River Commission with the 26th Development Partnership Group, with Mr. Anucha Nakasai, Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office presiding over the council Mekong River Commission
the essence of the meeting aim for balance together during responsible development and environmental protection systematically by allowing stakeholders to be aware, understand and participate in their opinions The Chairman confirmed the cooperation between the dialogue partners. with the Mekong River Commission that is of utmost importance in the drive to jointly protect the Mekong River and natural resources to maintain abundance And after this meeting, there will be a handover ceremony of the presidency of the Council. Mekong River Commission to Mr. Trang Hong Ha, Minister of State for the Socialist Republic of Vietnam by Thailand, ready to support the chairman of the Council for the year 2022 of Vietnam.
General Prawit said that due to the good relationship between Thailand with all countries at this meeting therefore led to cooperation in meetings to discuss Even very successful, which will lead to development boost economy and to enhance the quality of life of the people of the Mekong Basin together in a sustainable manner