Establishment of National Action Center for Toxic Chemicals and Environmental Treatment

14:51 | 07/02/2019

(Bqp.vn) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc signed the decision to establish the National Action Center for Toxic Chemicals and Environmental Treatment (NACCET) on the basis of consolidation and re-organization of the Center for Technology Environmental Treatment (under the Chemical Command).

The NACCET is responsible for organizing, coordinating, implementing of the tasks to overcome the post war consequences of chemical toxins to environment and humans; handling pollution of toxic chemicals and hazardous substances, overcoming incidents of toxic chemicals and environment nationwide; chairing for building and managing a database on overcoming post war consequences of toxic chemicals. The NACCET also carries out scientific research and technology transfer activities in the field of overcoming post war consequences of toxic chemicals, handling pollution of toxic chemicals, hazardous substances, and toxic chemical incidents treatment.

Besides, the NACCET is also responsible for coordinating to build and organize the implementation of programs and working plans on overcoming post war consequences of toxic chemicals, activities of treating toxic chemicals, hazardous substances, overcoming incidents of toxic chemicals. The center organizes activities to improve the capacity of forces participating in overcoming post war consequences of toxic chemicals, handling pollution of toxic chemicals, hazardous substances, overcoming incidents of toxic chemicals.

The Prime Minister assigned the Ministry of National Defense to directly direct the Chemical Command to manage the NACCET in conducting, coordinating and organizing activities to overcome the consequences of toxic chemicals after the war; handling pollution of toxic chemicals and hazardous substances, overcoming incidents of toxic chemicals and environment nationwide. Accordingly, the Minister of National Defense must be responsible for the NACCET’s activities as well as ensuring for its transparency and efficiency.

Attachment:

Thuy Linh

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