Government to establish Forestry Research and Development Agency

2021-11-16 11:37:30

Prime Minister of Mongolia L.Oyun-Erdene has delivered a speech at the plenary session of the National Forestry Forum being organized by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism under the auspices of the President of Mongolia opened at the State House on November 15.

In his address the PM emphasized, “The announcement of President of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh on the ‘Billion tree’ national campaign at the United Nations General Assembly, has been a clear expression of Mongolia’s contribution not only for fighting against desertification and soil degradation, protecting forests and water resources in the country, but also to the world actions being carried out for reducing the impact of climate change to prolong the Earth’s lifespan.

As the Chairman of the National Committee in charge of climate change and reduction of desertification, PM L.Oyun-Erdene pledged to endeavor best for the realization of the ‘Billion tree’ nationwide campaign and the green development goals set in “Vision - 2050”, the long term development policy of Mongolia.  He also stated that Government of Mongolia has decided to establish Forestry Research and Development Agency in charge of organizing ‘Billion tree’ nationwide campaign, and providing professional guidance.