Cambodia attends the 2nd Lancang-Mekong Water Resources Cooperation Forum on Dec. 7-8, themed “Working Together to Address Challenges and Promote Common Development”.

H.E. Li Guoying, Minister of Water Resource of the People’s Republic of China chaired the virtual forum.

Addressing the function, H.E. Lim Kean Hor, Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology, underlined the significance of Lancang-Mekong river in supplying water and other resources to boost socio-economic development of countries along the river.

Challenges such as population growth, increasing demands for food, water security and energy, and climate change are pressuring the resources and the sustainability of the river, he underlined.

Shared responsibility from all Mekong-Lancang regional member countries is needed to address the issues and foster a cooperation toward sustainable water security and development in the region.

He also spoke highly of the progress and key achievements under Lancang-Mekong Cooperation framework.

Cambodia is committed to continue a close cooperation and shared responsibility with all the member countries to achieve inclusive growth and sustainable future.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press

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