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Nam Lik 1-2 Power Corporation holds 2015 Fish-freeing Activity

Update:2015-10-21

Nam Lik 1-2 Power Co., Ltd. and the Meung Feung county government jointly held a fish-freeing activity in Laos on August 14, 2015.


60,000 fish, including 30,000 Java mackerel, 20,000 grass carp, 2,000 general carp, and 2,000 tilapia, which are common or local fishes in the river basin, was freed. This activity was an important step in the company’s efforts to assume social responsibility and implement the Nam Lik River Basin Management and Development General Plan in support of Lao government’s initiative of protecting aquatic and wild lives.


The activity was hosted by Mr. Keochai PHOMEMY, Deputy Head of Meung Feung County, who spoke highly of CWE’s commitments to social and environmental responsibilities. The director of Office of Meung Feung Bureau of Agriculture and Forestry summarized the work of aquatic life protection in 2014 and announced the plan in 2015. Li Jianzhong, General Manager of Nam Lik 1-2 Power Co., Ltd., also delivered a speech, saying that from its operation the company has been always following the philosophy of attaining coordinated development among society, ecology and economy, as proposed by CTG and CWE, and planned the basin management and development. He also promised that in pursuit of New Three Gorges Dream, his team would treat assumption of social responsibility as a driving force for the company’s development and make business cater to social needs for the energy development of Laos. This activity was a practice to realize aquatic life protection, restoration of biodiversity along Nam Lik River Basin, as well as im

plement the mechanism of ecological compensation for sustainable development.


Leaders of Meung Feung County Government, Director General of Meung Feung Bureau of Agriculture and Forestry, Deputy Manager of Power Operation Dept. of CWE, leaders and staff of Nam Lik 1-2 Power Co., Ltd., and representatives from the downstream villages, more than 100 people in total, attended the activity.

 

(Translator: Jiang Guangwen, Proofreader: Ma Li)