Working group on chemicals and waste meets in capital

The Second Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Chemicals and Waste was held in Vientiane on June 7 where a variety of topics including waste management and their corresponding facilities were discussed. Speaking at the meeting, the Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment’s Director General of Pollution Control Department Mr Khamphanh Nanthavong stated that the government does have comprehensive policies in place for chemical and waste management. “We try to control the import for chemicals and waste as well as implement environmental protection legislation and are currently promoting the slogan to encourage our cities to be clean and green,” he said.

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