The Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change (Department of Environment –Forestry Section) wishes to inform the general public that due to the fact that we are at the peak of our dry season and in line with the prevalent strong wind conditions that will persist over the coming months, it will be, imposing a ban on all burning/lighting of fires starting as of Wednesday 14th August 2019 until further notice.

It should be noted that any members of the public caught lighting fires during this Ban period issued by Department of Environment’s Forestry Section will be liable to prosecution. For more information Please contact the Forestry section on telephone number 4670502.