Ministry wants full resource survey of untouched forest areas

-hoping for opposition support

Minister of Natural Re-sources and the Environ-ment Robert Persaud is hopeful that the opposition APNU’s statements at a recent press briefing are an indication that it will support the ministry in full resource surveys of pristine forests.

According to a press release from the ministry, APNU Vice Chairman Dr Rupert Roopnaraine’s statements at APNU’s Weekly Press Briefing held on January 10 about the New River area as the “last pristine untouched area of the Guyana forest” may have been an attempt to “justify his party’s much-criticized objection  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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