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Posted On: 25 January 2020 09:10 am
Updated On: 3 March 2020 12:01 pm

Keeping Qatar clean is everyone's responsibility, says Environment Minister

Sumaica Asad
Sumaica Asad
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H.E. the Minister of Municipality and Environment Abdulla bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Subaie stressed that protecting Qatars environment and keeping it clean and free from all forms of pollutants is a collective responsibility of all members of society, including citizens, residents, students, civil society, volunteers, and others.

This came in a statement by H.E. the Minister of Municipal and Environment during the cleaning campaign organized by the Ministry on Friday afternoon at Zakrit Beach in the presence of several ministry officials, and the participation of about 500 volunteers, in cooperation with the Doha Environmental Actions Project, Al Meera company and several schools, under the slogan "sea without plastic".

H.E. the Minister noted that this campaign comes within the scope of the continuous initiatives undertaken by the Ministry of Municipal and Environment in cooperation with its partners from institutions, volunteers and civil society.

H.E. the Minister said that the campaign aims to raise the awareness of the importance of educating the youth and members of society about the need to preserve the nation's environment with all its components and elements.

Also, His Excellency pointed out that the Ministry has numerous voluntary and routine programs annually to clean Qatar's beaches from pollution, praising the great efforts undertaken by the department concerned with public cleanliness in this regard, with the involvement of all segments of society.

Source: QNA