8 April 2019
Union Minister for Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation U Ohn Win inspected the trans-border air pollution reduction measures in Tachileik of Shan State.
The Union Minister heard report from the Tachileik District Administration officials and pledged to provide an air quality monitor and water-spraying machine for Tachileik in the 2018-2019 Fiscal Year. He also called for more awareness programs.
Air quality in Tachilek had worsened from the 15th of March due to the agricultural waste burning and the pollution index reached 502 on the 31st of March higher than the hazardous level of 300.
-- End --