14 September 2021
Union Minister for Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation U Khin Maung Yi met with officials from the forestry and mining sectors in Mandalay Region Monday morning in Pyin Oo Lwin, Mandalay Region.
During the meeting, the Union Minister instructed officials to inspect the ground condition for low water inflow and depletion in Kandawgyi National Park, to grow cherry plants which are the landmark of Pyin Oo Lwin, to focus on planning and implementation of forest reserves/protected areas and natural reserves in Pyin Oo Lwin District, to do inspection of compliance with the rules and regulations on permitting coffee plantations and private plantations and plantations owned by local communities, to carry out conservation and establishment of forest plantations as a national duty, to focus on research activities which is an important factor in the success of forest plantations, the importance of establishing successful plantations by combining plantation experience and research results in the midst of drought and poor soil types in tropical climate, the importance of the conservation of forests and mineral resources and natural environmental conservation for the Ministry, to comply with the laws, rules and regulations in extracting the resources which are both on the surface of the ground or under the ground, and to be careful not to cause harm to the natural environment.
The Union Minister also coordinated the requirements presented by the officials and inspected the establishment of private coffee plantations, local community-owned forest plantations in May Myo Firewood Block (14, 23, 27, 37) in Pyin Oo Lwin and whether compliance with the rules and regulations.
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