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Georgia to rely on the Lithuanian experience in reforming its own environmental and forestry sectors

2016-08-30

Georgia expect making use of the Lithuanian experience in reforming its own environmental and forestry sectors, or such was the message of the Georgian delegation of environmentalists and forestry professionals leaving Lithuanian yesterday.

The delegation has paid a 4-day visit to Lithuania, and included 23 delegates from the Georgian Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection, the National Forest Agency, and Forest Policy Council. The delegation visited the National Forest Service, the Directorate General of State Forests, Dubrava experimental-training forest enterprise, Dzūkija National Park, and a private forest property.

The guests were introduced to the legal framework of the environmental protection and forestry sector, forestry maintenance and control system in Lithuania, and had a chance to see the equipment employed by the controlling officials.

This visit by the Georgian delegation of environmentalists and forestry professionals is a part of the discovery tour across the Baltics, in order to learn more of environmental and forest maintenance and control systems in place in Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia.

Communication Division
30/08/2016


Minister of Environment of Lithuania Kęstutis Navickas
Minister of Environment of Lithuania Kęstutis Navickas