Six Mekong countries join hands in settle climate change

Six countries along the Mekong River – Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Thailand – have committed to working together to tackle climate change issues, according to Surasee Kittimonthon, Secretary-General of Thailand’s Office of the National Water Resources (ONWR).

Surasee said the ONWR represented Thailand at the meetings of the third Lancang-Mekong Water Resource Cooperation Forum and the 18th World Water Congress in Beijing on September 10-13.

Also present at the meetings were senior officials from six member countries of the Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC). Mekong River is 4,880 kilometres in length and feeds 326 million people in those countries.

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