Malawi moves towards conserving the environment

Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining Aggrey Masi, photo: Media

Johannesburg, South Africa (ADV) – The Malawian Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining recently held a two day conference aimed at conserving the environment, African Daily Voice has learnt.

According, to Malawi24, the event held at the Bingu International Convention Centre in capital of Malawi mainly focused on trees and forests resilience.

Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining Aggrey Masi said the symposium also discussed achievements in as far as conserving the environment is concerned.

“The country will be able to identity some of the challenges the country is facing due to lack of environmental management,” said Masi.

“Apart from trees and forests, water is also important to be considered as such we are asked to protect our catchments areas such as Lake Malawi. The problems that have been affecting people in the country simply indicate that the work of conserving environment it is for each and every Malawian and asked for people’s effort in conserving environment.”

Meanwhile, the Deputy Chief of Mission United State Embassy Andrew Herrup commended the country for being involved in tree planting exercises.

“Checking and taking care of the trees is another away forward to conserve the environment,” said Herrup also asking Malawians to refrain from using charcoal as a source of energy and encouraged citizens to adopt eco-friendly energy sources.

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