Thursday, 21 Nov 2019

Bahrain, Oman discuss environment cooperation

Muscat, His Highness Shaikh Faisal bin Rashid Al Khalifa, Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council for the Environment, said that the historical and brotherly relations between Bahrain and Oman enhance the possibility of developing cooperation in all fields, including environmental matters.

HH Shaikh Faisal, who was making a visit to Oman where he held talks with Mohammed bin Salim bin Said Al Toobi, Minister of Environment and Climate Affairs, said that the meeting was part of the cooperation, exchange of information and expertise in the environment between the two countries.

It is also part of the shared plans to boost efforts to protect the environment and natural resources, he added.

The meeting also covered ways to hold workshops and forums related to protecting the environment, learning about natural reserves, boosting awareness programmes and consolidating joint action to implement United Nations sustainable development goals.

Bahrain and Oman signed an executive programme on the protection of the environment and climate affairs for 2018-2021 that would improve the competence of those involved in the environment sector.

Source: Bahrain News Agency

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