Cambodian picked to guide Mekong Commission strategy

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) announced on Friday it had named Cambodian development expert An Pich Hatda as chief executive officer. It said the MRC Ministerial Council had recently chosen Hatda, a development professional by training, to be the top official at the secretariat for a three-year term. The MRC, which seeks to regulate development on the Mekong River, has Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam as its members.

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