Parliamentary delegation attending 19th General Assembly of APPCED

2019-12-12 14:37:50

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. Mongolian parliamentary delegation headed by deputy speaker Ya. Sanjmyatav is attending the 19th General Assembly of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentarians' Conference on Environment and Development (APPCED), taking place in Seoul, the Republic of Korea on December 9-12.

The General Assembly has brought together over 60 delegates from 12 countries.

During the plenary meeting of the assembly, Mongolian MP and Vice President of the APPCED O. Baasankhuu made a presentation ‘Present situation of Mongolian environment’ and expressed a stance on matters that countries need to join forces. Mr.Baasankhuu stressed that ecological degradation and environmental pollution issues cannot be resolved if economies are not bolstered and poverty is not reduced.

Moreover, deputy speaker Ya.Sanjmyatav met with parliamentary delegates of China and S,Korea, requesting to set up a joint research team to observe origination and frequency of yellow dust and storm caused by the desertification in Mongolian Gobi and steppe and find a solution.