Date of Release:
Feb 21 2016
CHIANG RAI – Minister for Natural Resources and Environment Gen. Surasak Karnjanarat said a ‘War Room’ has been set up at the Department of Water Resources’ headquarters to monitor the haze situation in the northern part of Thailand.
Gen Surasak Karnjanarat said the war room will be keeping a close watch on smoke and forest fires in 9 northern provinces including Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, Nan, Phrae, Phayao,Tak, Lampang, Lamphun and Mae Hong Son.
The war room will also act as coordinating center between responsible agencies as well as exchange useful information with them.