Mekong countries strengthen river management cooperation

The Mekong River Commission and the Lancang-Mekong Water Resources Cooperation Center have signed a memorandum of understanding to improve the management of the Mekong river.

As part of the agreement, both organisations will research on drought and low flow scenarios in the lower and upper Mekong River basin.

The MoU was signed by An Pich Hatda, the MRC Secretariat’s CEO, and Zhong Yong, the Lancang-Mekong Water Center secretary-general. It was signed at a meeting of the Lancang-Mekong Water Resource Cooperation in Beijing, China.

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