New Chairman of National Water Resource Council named
VGP – Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has been assigned as new Chairman of the National Water Resource Council (NWRC).
Le will be assisted by Minister of National Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha, Vice Chairman of the Council which is responsible for assisting Prime Minister in making decisions on:
(i) Strategies and policies on national water resources,
(ii) Major river basin plans,
(iii) Plans for major-basin diversions,
(iv) Projects for protection, exploitation and utilization of water resources and projects for flood control and overcoming the adverse effects caused by water where such projects require Cabinet approval,
(v) Management, protection, exploitation and utilization of international water sources and settlement of disputes,
(vi) Resolution of conflicts regarding water resources between ministries, branches, between ministries, and localities./.
By Thuy Dung