The Minister of Municipality launches an integrated national solid waste management program

Doha: HE Minister of Municipalities Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Subaie on Monday announced the launch of the National Integrated Solid Waste Management Program during the opening of activities of the 2nd Waste Management Conference and Exhibition 2022, organized by the Ministry from June 13-14, in the presence of HE the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Sheikh Dr. Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed bin Ali Al-Thani.
In his opening speech, HE the Minister of Municipality underlined that the organization of the second Conference and exhibition on waste management is part of the great interest that the State of Qatar attaches to the question of waste reduction, waste management and recycling, in order to be a versatile source for a number of diverse products, industries and businesses that serve the economy and contribute to the preservation of the Qatari environment .
HE the Minister also pointed out that the exhibition is part of the implementation of the Ministry of Municipality‘s sustainable strategy and the integrated waste management plan, in addition to the development of policies and legislations 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 a integrated infrastructure to manage solid waste. activities, reducing the volume of waste and strengthening the partnership with the private sector to invest in the solid waste management sector, as well as raising public awareness and consolidation regarding waste reduction and the importance of recycling.
SE pointed out that to achieve these goals, a team has been formed to achieve the best possible results for this program. International companies specializing in this field have also been hired to support the team in implementing the desired objectives to preserve environmental security and achieve sustainable development in order to find the best solutions and use modern technology to follow the pace of population growth and urban and economic development. in the presence of the State of Qatar, HE added.
The Second Waste Management Conference and Exhibition provides an important international platform to attract governmental and semi-governmental institutions, the private sector and local factories to communicate and exchange ideas and knowledge on waste management, treatment and waste recycling.
On the first day of the conference, the ministry launched a number of private and modern initiatives around the world, aimed at multiple sectors of the country, in addition to supporting the idea of ​​community participation to preserve the environment and encourage investment in this area. . (AFTER)