Natural Resources Minister continues inspections of forest stations
— Ituni and Kwakwani stations checked
— Meets with stakeholders in Hururu
Following his inspection of the Soesdyke Forestry Commission this early morning, Minister of Natural Resources, Hon. Vickram Bharrat, and his team then stopped at the Ituni and Kwakwani forestry stations to continue the assessment of regulatory operations of the forest sector and interact with stakeholders.
While in Ituni the Natural Resources Minister also met with Ituni Small Loggers and Chainsaw Operators Association. Minister Bharrat was also accompanied by Hon. Joseph Hamilton, Minister of Labour.
Meanwhile, the Ministers then met with loggers, miners and residents of Kwakwani to discuss concerns and assessed the operation of the Kwakwani Forest Station.
The team also made a stop in the community of Hururu, Berbice River where the engaged residents as well as the stakeholders in the mining and forestry sector.