Al Rumaihi Praises Role of Arab Environment Ministers’ Meeting in Joint Arab Action

      Published on Friday, 9 December , 2016      194 Views     
Al Rumaihi Praises Role of Arab Environment Ministers’ Meeting in Joint Arab Action


HE Minister of Municipality and Environment Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Rumaihi highlighted the importance of concerted Arab efforts to achieve sustainable development and harmonizing them with international endeavors.
In a speech while chairing the 28th Session of the Council of Arab Ministers Responsible for the Environment (CAMRE) at the headquarters of the Arab League today, His Excellency said that convening this meeting represents an essential building block towards advancing joint Arab action to discuss the relevant issues of the environment sector which seemed intertwined with many other sectors and areas and is associated with them closely, especially in the economic, social and development fields.



HE the Minister praised the efforts made at the level of Arab countries to achieve sustainable development and harmonizing them with international efforts by balancing between the requirements of the people and the surrounding environment in all its forms in accordance with the decisions of the world summit on sustainable development and the UN conference on sustainable development, in addition to the sustainable development initiative in the Arab region, among others.

The aim of the meeting is to give attention to environmental issues in the Arab region, he said, stressing the importance of concerted Arab efforts and the specialized Arab and international organizations in coordination and follow-up to international conventions on the environment, in addition to educating young people about environmental issues and sustainable development, and environmental situation in Arab countries.



Al Rumaihi praised the role played by the Kingdom of Morocco and its successful hosting of the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and its chairmanship of the current session, which highlights the Arab’s role in climate change issues that have become urgent necessity in light of their security, economic and social implications.
The State of Qatar under the wise leadership of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani seeks to make every effort to protect the environment and develop its natural resources to keep up with global and regional changes in this area, His Excellency said. (QNA)

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