Preah Vihear – PLCN Representative Discuss Prey Lang Issues with Local Authorities

October 16, 2013 | Posted in: News

On October 7, Preah Vihear-based PLCN representative Keo Soy had a meeting with two commune council members and the commune chief in Chrach commune, Chey Sen district. PLCN raised the issue of local craftspeople who had started businesses in the commune using timber from Prey Lang without informing local authorities. The commune chief said they were using timber illegally. The authorities promised to discuss the matter with local villagers who would force the craftspeople to leave. Authorities said they would also raise the issue in the upcoming commune council meeting.