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THE MIRROR (13.9.2013)

The Union Minister, U Win Tun, the Deputy Ministers, the committee members of Inlay Lake Restoration and Envi­ronmental Conversation, Shan State National Races Affairs Minister, the Secre­tary of Norway Embassy, Ms.Marte Briseit, Mr.Bijay Karmacharya, the Country Programme Manager of UN-HABITAT, the officials from ILD, UN Organiza­tions, NGOs, INGOs, the local people and media persons attended the work­shop.

According to the speech of Union Minister, U Win Tun, “It is found that there are some environmental pollutions in Inlay region and the government is taking actions to prevent the decays and maintain the good conditions of lake. To establish the project, the government will use hu­man capital and financial resources and collaborate with local organizations, NGOs and INGOs. Inlay Lake “Long Term Resto­ration and Conversation Plan” is based on the statistics of UN-HABITAT and Forest Department of Myanmar.

It is learnt that the re­searchers from UN-HAB­ITAT will explain the technological facts and the plans concerned with long term project. The author­ities will discuss to form Inlay Lake Development Authority (ILDA) and establish Inlay Lake Trust Fund to implement the effective actions.

Then the Secretary of Norway made a speech and the country manager of UN-HABITAT discussed about the long term plan of Inlay Lake Restoration and Conversation. This workshop will be held from September 12th to 13th.


Source: The Traveller Journal