Lao govt outlines forestry protection moves to lawmakers

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Preserving forests and promoting tree planting across the country are the main aims for amendment of the forestry law, a senior government official has said. 
Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Dr Lien Thikeo presented a draft amended forestry law for debate at the ongoing National Assembly session in Vientiane yesterday.
The move is in response to the government’s policy aim of a green-growth economy and sustainable development with less dependence on the exploitation of natural resources.



Somsack Pongkhao