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UAE, Oman sign MoU to promote environmental protection – News

Ministry of Climate Change and Environment signs agreement with Oman Environment Agency to drive sustainable development

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by WAM

published: Sunday, March 5, 2023 at 9:43 pm

The UAE delegation led by Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, concluded an official visit to Oman during which they discussed strengthening fisheries cooperation, achieving net zero targets, mangrove plantations and the 28th UAE Conference of the Parties ( COP-28) preparations.

The visit culminated in the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MoCCAE) and the Oman Environment Agency to promote sustainable development and strengthen cooperation in various fields related to environmental protection.

Almheiri explained that the UAE seeks to encourage the implementation of environmentally friendly solutions to environmental challenges, in line with its hosting of COP-28 and its efforts to drive climate action locally and globally.

The visit included meetings with Dr. Abdullah bin Ali Al Amri, Chairman of the Oman Environment Agency, and Dr. Saud Hamoud Al Habsi, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Water Resources of Oman.

According to the memorandum of understanding, the two parties will carry out exchange research and joint research in the fields of environmental protection, air quality improvement, biodiversity protection, achieving sustainable development goals (SGDs), and compiling sustainable development progress reports.

The two sides will also exchange best practices and policies on environmental protection and pollution reduction.

The UAE delegation included several officials from MoCCAE.

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