PM Yingluck follows up on environmental rehabilitation program

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PHAYAO, 3 June 2012  – The Prime Minister has taken on an inspection trip to get updated on the environmental rehabilitation program in the North. 

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Deputy PM Yongyuth Wichaidit on Sunday traveled to northern Phayao Province on an inspection trip and to follow up on the progress of the Kwan Phayao water retention capacity-upgrading project.

PM Yingluck stated that, with appropriate budget allocation to rehabilitate the environment and prevent possible future impacts, the area will be useful as a fishery and farming source for locals.

Concerning the inspection of waterways to be used as flood passage, the Premier said that related ministers will soon be assigned to follow up on the drought and flood handling measures being implemented, before she makes the visit later.