Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Saudi- Al-Ahsa Municipality, Aramco launch awareness campaign  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab News - 09/01/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Arab News) The Al-Ahsa Municipality and Saudi Aramco launched an awareness campaign, titled "garbage-free roads" with the aim to organize the disposal of debris from buildings being torn down for new construction or for new building projects. The campaign's focus is to protect the environment and prevent visual pollution.



Deputy Mayor of Al-Ahsa for Municipality Services Abdullah Al-Arfaj said in his opening speech, "Islam encourages us to take care of the environment," adding that the Al-Ahsa region is witnessing an increased interest in environment issues and its protection from pollution



"Since the environment is paramount to a long and healthy existence, all sectors from different fields and specialties should raise environmental awareness in people from different backgrounds by organizing programs, implementing mechanisms and doing voluntary and educational work to preserve the environment," he said



The urban growth and infrastructural development in Al-Ahsa is witnessing an increase in the volume of debris from construction works which the municipality plans to recycle and use in different projects. "This will result in a safe disposal of the waste as well as protect the environment and the landscape," Al-Arfaj said



The awareness and educational campaign will cement the mutual strategies of Al-Ahsa Municipality and Saudi Aramco for a cleaner environment, he added. Al-Arfaj hoped that everyone would cooperate and assume their responsibilities to preserve the environment by refraining from throwing waste randomly



Director of Uthmaniyah gas plant at Saudi Aramco Abdulkareem Al-Ghamdi said, "The campaign will last 10 days and is part of Saudi Aramco's responsibilities toward society which is cooperating with the Al-Ahsa Municipality for a pollution-free environment."



Al-Ghamdi said that the campaign also aims to raise the environmental awareness among contractors to show them the importance of responsible disposal of waste.



"The focus will be on educating workers and their supervisors at three main locations which include the Municipality's and Saudi Aramco's waste disposal sites," he said adding that the process of disposing waste will be supervised and new sites for waste disposal will be marked to hold the increasing volume of debris



Yassir Al-Omair an Aramco engineer said that buses for the campaign will be dispatched to various locations to promote the joint environmental awareness program of Aramco and Al-Ahsa Municipality

 






  MENA News Headlines
 Jul 28 2014 - Muslims mark sombre Eid in bloodied GazaAFP
(MENAFN - AFP) The end of a month of fasting was supposed to be a time to celebrate for Abeer Shamali. But instead, she spent the Muslim Eid feast at the grave of her teenage son. Fellow mourners ...

 Jul 28 2014 - Radiant During RamadanMuscat Daily
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Keep your skin and hair glowing and shiny even as you're fasting in this holy month. Some tips... Moisturise Your skin too gets dehydrated when you fast. It is ...

 Jul 28 2014 - Cream of the CropMuscat Daily
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Mahmood Said Humaid al Shibli glances at the wall clock. It's 11am with change, and only two hours to ''go to plate''.  There's crepes to layer, oranges to slice and ...

 Jul 28 2014 - Coaches satisfied with Mansoor's performance at youth sailing worldsMuscat Daily
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Despite young Mansoor al Mahrooqi's last-place finish in a field of 57 sailors in the Laser Radial class at the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship held recently, Oman ...

 Jul 28 2014 - ORT set for Belgian challengeMuscat Daily
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Oman Racing Team (ORT), led by Muscat-based racer Ahmad al Harthy, has managed just 12 points over the past three rounds of the 2014 Blancpain Endurance Series. Despite ...

 Jul 28 2014 - Alizz islamic bank reports RO2.6mn lossMuscat Daily
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Alizz islamic bank has reported a loss of RO2.6mn for the period ended June 30, 2014 which the bank said, in a disclosure to the Muscat Securities Market, "is in line ...

 Jul 28 2014 - Duqm Airport takes offMuscat Daily
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) The newly opened Duqm Airport received its first Oman Air flight ahead of schedule on Wednesday with officials saying that the facility will serve as an air transport and ...

 Jul 28 2014 - All you want to know about Oman - on a busMuscat Daily
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Highlighting the leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI) has launched a new initiative that will see public ...

 Jul 28 2014 - Air fares rise by 35 as travellers rush to make the most of long breakMuscat Daily
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Fares of most airlines have gone up due to the increase in demand during Eid al Fitr holidays. The prices of tickets to different destinations have gone up by nearly 35 per ...

 Jul 28 2014 - MoHC invites bid for construction of $250mn Oman Cultural ComplexMuscat Daily
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) After announcing the appointment of the UK-based international consultancy and construction company, Mace as project manager for the Oman Cultural Complex (OCC), the Ministry ...

more...


 






Google

Taqs

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help