Langcang-Mekong countries stay committed to cooperation

The six countries in the Langcang-Mekong Region vowed to further enhance water resource cooperation in a video conference during the 2020 LMC (Lancang-Mekong Cooperation) Week activity that began on Monday.

“At present, the novel coronavirus is spreading globally, and all countries in the world are fighting the pandemic. The epidemic has once again demonstrated mankind is a community with a shared future that shares weal and woe,” said Yu Xingjun, head of the Joint Working Group on Water Resources Cooperation of LMC from China, during the conference.

“Only by standing together and coming to each others’ help to address risks and challenges can we build a beautiful homeland on the earth,” he continued. “Our six countries with a shared river and shared future can’t delay on this anymore. The water resource issues in the Langcang-Mekong Region should also be jointly addressed by our six countries.”

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Hou Liqiang