Oman Sport and En­vi­ron­ment Com­mit­tee holds sem­i­nar on en­vi­ron­men­tal sus­tain­abil­ity

Muscat Daily - - CORPORATE NEWS -

Oman Sport and En­vi­ron­ment Com­mit­tee held a sem­i­nar en­ti­tled ‘Sport and En­vi­ron­men­tal Sus­tain­abil­ity’ at Oman Olympic Acad­emy, un­der the pa­tron­age of Sayyid Khalid bin Ha­mad al Bu­saidi, OOC chair­man.

It was held in the pres­ence of Taha bin Sulaiman al Kushari, sec­re­tary gen­eral, and Mo­hammed bin Rashid al Su­naidi, Oman Sport and En­vi­ron­ment Com­mit­tee chair­man, and num­bers of stu­dents from Sul­tan

Qa­boos Uni­ver­sity and So­har Uni­ver­sity.

The sem­i­nar high­lights the in­te­gra­tion of the en­vi­ron­men­tal di­men­sion in sport and en­vi­ron­men­tal prac­tices to achieve the goals of sustainabl­e de­vel­op­ment.

Su­naidi said, “Many coun­tries world­wide are con­cerned with the is­sues of en­vi­ron­ment and sports as the top pri­or­i­ties. This is ev­i­dent through the great role played by ath­letes in pro­tect­ing the en­vi­ron­ment.”

Ji­had bin Ab­dul­lah al Shaikh, mem­ber of the com­mit­tee, and Dr Badriya bint Khal­fan al Haddabiya, head of the Depart­ment of Phys­i­cal Ed­u­ca­tion, Sul­tan Qa­boos Uni­ver­sity, and Dr Tho­raya bint Saeed, as­sis­tant di­rec­tor­gen­eral for Na­ture Con­ser­va­tion, Min­istry of En­vi­ron­ment and Cli­mate Af­fairs,pre­sented pa­pers.

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