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Saudi Arabia Marks World Environment Day

Saudi Arabia Marks World Environment Day

Saturday, 5 June, 2021 - 11:00
Saudi Arabia marks World Environment Day. (SPA)

Saudi Arabia has joined the globe in marking World Environment Day, which falls on June 5, emanating from its belief in the great importance in protecting and preserving the environment.


The Kingdom has consolidated its efforts and initiatives in safeguarding the planet’s ecosystem and biodiversity by shedding light on the environmental issues and holding activities that promote the idea of preserving and establishing a healthy environment, reported the Saudi Press Agency.


Moreover, Saudi Arabia has taken strategic decisions to preserve the environment, the most important of which was the establishment of the Special Forces for Environmental Security in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.


Furthermore, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman have shown great attention to the environment sector. They believe that supporting the sector is religious, national and humanitarian duty and responsibility towards future generations


World Environment Day is a global occasion to review efforts and actions aimed at preserving the environment.


The Saudi Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture has been successful in promoting awareness about the importance of the environment and has pursued related objectives in line with Vision 2030.


Under the supervision of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed, the ministry has taken a number of strategic decisions to preserve the environment and build a society for people to enjoy a healthy lifestyle.


The founding of the Saudi Society for Environmental Sciences at King Abdulaziz University was a true translation of the leadership’s interest in environmental affairs.


The Society has promoted the university’s profile on the international scene through holding scientific meetings, training courses, workshops, expeditions trips, educational seminars and awareness campaigns.


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