Ministry holds event to mark World Day to Combat Desertification
The Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs (MECA) represented by the Directorate General of Consevation of Nature on Tuesday marked the World
Day to Combat Desertification under the theme, ‘Our land is our home and future’. The day falls on June 17 every year.
It was held in coordination with the Caledonian College of Engineering (CCE). The event was held under the auspices of H E Najeeb bin Ali al Rawas, Under- secretary, MECA.
Eng Salman bin Nasser al Akzami, DG, Directorate General of Conservation of Nature, said, “The day aims to create awareness on degraded lands, achieving sustainable development and looking for ways to protect agricultural lands.”
A theatre group from CCE presented a show on societal and environmental dimensions of desertification. Saif bin Omar al Tobi, specialist of national reserve gave a brief on sapling plantation drive in the country.
The day aims to create awareness on achieving sustainable development Eng Akzami
A theatre group presented a show on societal and environmental dimensions of desertification