Shimla : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal is visiting Costa Rica to get lessons in environment management, an official said here Tuesday.
“A high-level delegation, comprising Dhumal and Forest Minister J.P. Nadda, is leaving for Costa Rica tonight (Tuesday) to study the forestry models adopted by that country. Such models would be emulated here too,” a spokesperson for the state government said.
Himachal Pradesh has taken various steps to make the state a carbon-neutral.
After Costa Rica, the delegation would visit the US for a meeting with the World Bank chairman Feb 16 for bringing more villages under the mid-Himalayan watershed project, the spokesperson said.