Taskforce to collect data on forest encroachment

- Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Chitwan

Aug 31, 2016-

Forest Minister Shankar Bhandari on Tuesday said that a taskforce would be formed within a week to collect data on the encroachment of forestland across the country.

Talking to journalists in Chitwan, the minister said the government would spare no effort to protect and conserve forests and the wildlife across the country through effective implementation of the law.

The forest sector occupies 44 percent of the country’s total land area.

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Published: 31-08-2016 11:06

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