During December 8-10, an 11-person delegation of the Cambodian Environment Ministry paid a visit to Xishuangbanna to observe and study the implementation of GMS Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Initiative (BCI) in Xishuangbanna，according to arrangement byGMS Environment Operations Center of Asian Development Bank. The delegation was headed up by Dr. Lonh Heal, director of the Cambodian Environment Ministry’s Environment Department.
On December 9, the delegation visited XTBG. Dr. Hu Huabin, managing director of BCI-Xishuangbanna, introduced the progress of the program and answered technical questions.
Dr. Chen Jin, director of XTBG, gave a feast to the guests. He also held discussion with the officials on some preparatory work of the Cambodian National Botanical Garden under construction.
Personnel of the Program Management Office of BCI-Xishuangbanna accompanied a field visit to the corridor section between Mengla and Shangyong.