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What could we expect from the newly elected government (in environmental sector)?

The legislation in the environmental sector is so weak under the current government. And especially in implementation and monitoring processes. And the by-laws and procedures are still so slow in legal process”, said Mr. Soe Thura Tun from the Myanmar Environmental Institute. “The investors do not follow the laws and regulations, but we expect these […]

By The Voice

Myanmar, December 15, 2015

The Voice

The legislation in the environmental sector is so weak under the current government. And especially in implementation and monitoring processes. And the by-laws and procedures are still so slow in legal process”, said Mr. Soe Thura Tun from the Myanmar Environmental Institute. “The investors do not follow the laws and regulations, but we expect these cases could minimalize under the new government” said an expert from mining sector. The election manifesto of the NLD states that it will take care of environmental conservation, while it foresees the sustainable development of the country. “The public expectation is too high and it could become the major challenge for the elected government.” Mr. Soe Thura Tun continued.

 

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