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ABU DHABI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / WAM – 04th Feb, 2023) Mariam bint Muhammad Almhairi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, said that the celebration of the 26th National Environment Day of the United Arab Emirates is an occasion to promote environmental efforts for increases the protection of natural resources. ., their ecosystems and their biodiversity.
Almheiri thanked the President His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan for his unending support to efforts to protect the environment and achieve sustainable development in the United Arab Emirates, following the approach of the Founding Father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. in the adoption of policies, legislation and integrated strategies aimed at achieving sustainability in all sectors.
He also thanked His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and members of the Supreme Council and Rulers of the Emirates for their interest in efforts to protect and develop the environment in the UAE.
The Minister of Climate Change and Environment highlighted in his statement that the celebration of the 26th National Environment Day with the President His Highness Sheikh Mohammed’s declaration of 2023 as the “Year of Sustainability” in preparation for the United Arab Emirates hosting the United Nations. matches The Conference of the Parties on Climate Change (COP28) will be held this year at Expo City Dubai from 30 November to 12 December.
He said that this year’s theme, “Towards a Sustainable Future”, which coincides with the Year of Sustainability, emphasizes the need to find practical sustainable solutions to climate and environmental problems, as well as to ensure a sustainable future for future generations by redoubled efforts. reducing emissions, adapting and adopting the latest technologies, as well as working on adaptation to the consequences of climate change through a realistic and comprehensive methodology aimed at developing practical solutions and maintaining the balance of natural life, in order to enhance the ecosystem, protect biodiversity and with they produce and consume responsibly.
Almheiri stressed that the UAE attaches great importance to involving all sectors of society in these efforts and contributing to creating a better future for humanity and exploring innovative solutions that are economically viable to transform challenges into opportunities. vision “UAE centenary 2071”.
The UAE was the first country in the Middle East and North Africa to ratify the Paris Agreement and commit to reducing carbon emissions, he said, citing the country’s great efforts to protect biodiversity in line with its climate ambitions, which have been developed by wise leadership. noted. vision of providing opportunities for sustainable economic and social development, in addition to the development of the National Food Security Strategy, which aims to develop a comprehensive national system based on the principles of enabling sustainable food production.
The Minister concluded by welcoming the participation of the government and private sectors as well as individuals to find effective solutions to the effects of climate change and their effects on other sectors.