RC’s Opening Statement at the National Environment Strategy Workshop

 

(First workshop of the Task Force of the National Environment Commission of Bhutan for the revision of the National Environment Strategy)

“When we look at the future, we see the world in a state of ominous uncertainty. Human activities have led to imbalance in nature and ecological shifts that cause growing problems like climate change and natural calamities.”– His Majesty the King.

RC Talking points for National Environment Strategy on 6 June

 

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