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Quang Nam authorities investigate deforestation

by VTV422 July 2016 Last updated at 08:44 AM

VTV.vn - Related to the case of deforestation in Pơ Mu forest in the border regions of Vietnam and Laos, police have discovered more illegal stores of pơ mu wood without known origin at Nam Giang District, in Quang Nam Province.

On July 20th, Quang Nam People's Committee established a working group led by Vice Chairman of the Quang Nam People’s Committee, Lê Trí Thanh, to supervise the investigation.

The loggers transported the wood to Laos to hide it in the forest. Quang Nam authorities have requested Laos authorities collaboration to help the investigation. On July 20th, two more cubic metres of po mu wood was found in Laos.

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