Siem Reap (FN), Oct. 10 – As the 15th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment is going on here, a Cambodian senior official said the meeting is a good opportunity for the bloc to enhance regional cooperation in environment.

During the two-day meeting starting from Tuesday, the ASEAN environment ministers will discuss a number of environmental issues including climate change, environmentally sustainable city, biodiversity conservation, coastal and marine environment, environmental education, water resource management, chemical and hazardous waste management, and transboundary haze pollution control, Environment Ministry Secretary of State Eang Sophalleth said.

"I am confident that, during our time here, we will strengthen our regional cooperation in promoting sustainable development, in the realization of our vision of Clean and Green ASEAN," he told Xinhua.