World Wetlands Day 2002: Thailand

15/02/2002

Thale Noi World Wetlands Day 2002

I would like to inform you that the Pattalung Province, the Royal Forest Department, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperative and Office of Environmental Policy and Planning, Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment celebrated the World Wetland Day on Febuary 2, 2002 at Kuan Ki Sian in Thale Noi people's way of life, Ramsar Convention and Wetland. We also organized 3 days youth camp on wise use for students from primary and secondary school. Attached here with are the pictures of World Wetland Day. Best regards, Nirawan Pipitsombat (nirawan_p@hotmail.com)

The Minister drumming to open the World Wetlands Day Festival.

The Minister went to see the exhibition of Thale Noi' people's house made from bamboo and Cyperacea.

Boat racing on World Wetlands Day.

Young children went to Kuan Ki Sian during the youth camp.

Children's pictures in painting contest.

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