Qatar is committed to protecting and preserving the environment for present and future generations (Minister)



HE Minister of Environment and Climate Change Sheikh Dr Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed bin Ali al-Thani praised the slogan “Ancestral grasslands: a matter of trust” to celebrate Qatar’s national day, noting that it indicates the great State interest in environmental issues, to achieve comprehensive and sustainable development for present and future generations, and that the environment has – for the first time – taken pride of place in the slogan of the National Day.

In a statement to the Qatar News Agency (QNA) on the occasion of the national day, the minister said that under the able leadership of His Highness Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Qatar has established its keen interest in the environment, achieving sustainable environmental development, which has been interpreted into objectives and projects in Qatar’s National Strategy for Environment and Climate Change (QNE).
This was also demonstrated by the role of environment and environmental development as one of the four main pillars of Qatar National Vision 2030, he added, stressing that achieving this vision is a national responsibility. for everyone.
Represented by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, Qatar, through its adherence to numerous international agreements that strengthen efforts to protect the environment and its sustainability, realizes the importance of these two concepts , as well as the close interrelation between them, he said.
He highlighted the variety of activities of the ministry aimed at achieving the goal of environmental protection and sustainability, including the ongoing efforts to preserve the vegetation cover and rehabilitation of the mainland of Qatar as well as the gardens. , in addition to the study review. and projects to combat the phenomenon of climate change, and assess the environmental impact of projects and programs that may affect the environment, and therefore the health of community members.
In this context, the Minister stressed that the increase in the volume of community participation in environmental activities and events proves the high level of environmental awareness among different individuals and segments of society, explaining that it contributes to change and l ‘improvement of peoples’ behavior patterns towards the country’s environmental resources.
With the participation of a number of government and non-government organizations, as well as members of the community, the ministry is celebrating this glorious occasion by participating in the organization of environmental exhibitions to raise awareness of wildlife and by presenting images. of the Qatari terrestrial and marine environment, to present its natural diversity and ecological importance, in addition to an exhibition of local wild plants, he said.
He stressed that the organization of such events plays an active role in raising awareness of the importance of protecting and preserving the environment of the motherland, as well as its components and natural resources.



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