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Voluntary group launches campaign to promote environmental awareness in Jebel Akhdar

Voluntary group launches campaign to market environmental awareness in Jebel Akhdar

Swaid al Jabel Team, in cooperation with the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs, launched the initiative known as ‘Zahaia’.

Speaking to Muscat Daily, Ghanem al Thani, head of the team stated, “Our team was established in 2015, and we have 58 members. We are affiliated to Nizwa Cultural Club. We organise many activities.”

The new campaign was launched a couple of days ago below the auspices of H E Mohammed bin Salim bin Said al Toobi, Minister of Environment and Climate Affairs, he stated.

“We aim to spread environmental awareness and increase green spaces in Jebel Akhdar. We also want to coordinate with members of society and institutions to reduce the ill-effects caused to environment.”

 

He added that the initiative will consist of numerous activities such as a 4-day Environment Forum in Jebel Akhdar, planting of seedlings and placing up awareness boards.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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