27 March. Mr. Gareth Steel, of the British Embassy,
signing the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation
and Management of Marine Turtles and their Habitats of the
Indian Ocean and South-east Asia on behalf of the Government
of the United Kingdom, in the presence of the Deputy Executive
Secretary, Douglas Hykle.
The UK Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
has recently committed US$20,000 towards the establishment
and operation of a secretariat in Bangkok to help co-ordinate
activities under the MoU.