13 June 2022

Minister of Municipality Launches Integrated National Solid Waste Management Program

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Doha, June 13 (QNA) - HE Minister of Municipality Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Subaie announced on Monday the launch of the Integrated National Solid Waste Management Program at the opening of the activities of the 2nd Waste Management Conference and Exhibition 2022, which is organized by the Ministry from June 13-14, in the presence of HE Minister of Environment and Climate Change Sheikh Dr. Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed bin Ali Al-Thani.
In his opening speech, HE Minister of Municipality stressed that the organization of the second Waste Management Conference and Exhibition comes within the framework of the great interest that the State of Qatar attaches to the issue of reduction, waste management and recycling of waste, in order to be a multi-use source for a number of products, industries and various businesses that serve the economy and contribute to the preservation of the Qatari environment.
HE Minister also stressed that the exhibition comes within the context of the implementation of the sustainable strategy of the Ministry of Municipality and within the integrated plan for waste management, in addition to developing policies and legislation that support waste reduction and national awareness programs and campaigns.
His Excellency said that the Ministry of Municipality has developed a comprehensive strategy to deal with all types of waste and has also adopted a comprehensive plan through the development of an integrated national program for solid waste management, aimed at creating an integrated infrastructure to manage solid waste activities, reducing the volume of waste, and strengthening partnership with the private sector to invest in the solid waste management sector, as well as raising and consolidating public awareness regarding waste reduction and the importance of recycling.
HE pointed out that to achieve these goals, a team was formed to reach the best possible results for this program. International companies specialized in this field were also hired to support the team to implement the desired goals to preserve environmental safety and achieve sustainable development in order to find the best solutions and use modern technology to keep pace with the population growth and the urban and economic development witnessed by the State of Qatar, HE added.
The second Waste Management Conference and Exhibition constitutes an important international platform to attract governmental and semi-governmental institutions, the private sector and local factories to communicate and exchange ideas and knowledge about waste management, treatment and recycling.
On the first day of the conference, the ministry launched a number of private and modern initiatives around the world, directed at multiple sectors in the country, in addition to supporting the idea of community participation to preserve the environment, and encouraging investment in this field. (MORE)


General, Qatar, Minister of Municipality, Integrated National Solid Waste Management Program, Environment, Climate Change
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