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Lao Govt to enhance 1995 Mekong agreement compliance

Date of Release: 
Nov 4 2013

The government has stepped up plans to enhance its compliance with the 1995 Mekong Agreement by conducting seminars in provinces across the country to disseminate the agreement's content.

Secretary General of the Lao National Mekong Committee Secretariat, Ms Monemany Nhoybouakong, reiterated that the government has attached great importance to sustainable development of the Mekong by observing the agreement, which Laos and other Mekong River Commission (MRC) countries signed.

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Controversial Dong Nai 5 and Dong Nai 6A hydropower projects rejected

Date of Release: 
Oct 30 2013

The information was released by the National Assembly Committee on Science, Technology and Environment, at the 7th plenary meeting to examine the government report on reviewing the hydropower development master plan in Hanoi on October 26. This report will be submitted to the National Assembly this morning, October 30.

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