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Ministry to propose Andaman Sea a world’s heritage site

Andaman Sea will be proposed as a world’s heritage site under a plan by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

This was revealed by its minister Gen Dapong Rattanasuwan.

Andaman SeaHe said yesterday that he met chief of the natural resources and environment reform committee of the National Reform Council Mr Pramote Maiklad to discuss the direction for the natural resources and environment management and reform.

One of the major topics discussed and agreed was a plan to propose the Andaman sea as a world heritage site.

Currently, the Department of National Parks Wildlife, and Plant Conservation is conducting a feasibility study of the plan, as the previous plan had been conducted a decade ago and was not updated.

According to Gen Dapong, Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha is particularly concerned about the livelihood of locals if the Andaman Sea is proposed and registered as a world heritage site.

Thai PBS

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