(English) Mekong environment ministers talk on sustainable economic development

Cambodia on July 28th hosted the 3rd Greater Mekong Sub- Region Environment Ministers to look forward to sustainable economic development in the region and to talk about current projects to reduce harm for regions and also to minimize several environmental challenges affecting natural resources, forest and biodiversity, water resources, food security, energy and climate change. Prime Minister Hun Sen told environmentalists and foreign diplomats at the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) environment ministers’ meeting on Thursday that Cambodia is committed to compling with environmental regulations in development. At the same time, greater cooperation is needed for the benefit of the people in the GMS.

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