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MPs vow to save Mabira Forest from being destroyed
Tue Feb 13 06:47:53 EAT 2018
Members of Parliament have today expressed their dismay at the rate at which forests in the country are being depleted.
This follows the broadcast of an NTV investigative story that showed the extent to which Mabira forest was being depleted by illegal logging, farming and charcoal burning.
WATCH: Mabira forest steadily being lost to illegal logging
The chairperson of Parliament’s natural resources committee has now vowed to take interest in the matter as soon as possible and other lawmakers have called for action to be taken against government officials who will be found complicit in the plunder of the country’s forests.