Qatar University reiterates commitment to environment conservation, sustainability.
05 March 2023, 12:00 AM
31 March 2023, 12:00 AM
Qatar University (QU) on Sunday held a ceremony to mark Qatar Environment Day (QED), which observed on Feb 26 every year, in presence of Minister of Environment and Climate Change HE Sheikh Dr Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed bin Ali Al Thani and President of Qatar University Dr Hassan Al Derham.
The ceremony included activities related to the children's environment with the participation of the Early Childhood Center and a workshop for school students on waste reuse, presented by the Visual Arts Center, in addition a number of performances and workshops that came in line with the theme of the Qatar Environment Day.
Dr Al Derham said that marking QED this year is part of the university's commitment to promote environment conservation and sustainability, pointing that all societal categories are concerned with the environment.
He said that the outputs of all the environmental research presented by Qatar University were serving the environment as one of the four pillars of Qatar National Vision 2030.
The QU president extended thanks to Oryx Company -the ceremony sponsors- and to all the parties that participated in it; the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change and the Ministry of Municipality, in addition to schools and institutions that joined the university on the occasion.
Meanwhile, Head of Biological and Environmental Sciences department Dr Fatima Al Khayat said that environment is the framework in which a person lives, and it contains all the material elements in which a person finds the requirements for their living. The various environmental factors affect people and also get affected by them, she added.
Dr Al Khayat voiced the keenness of the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences to mark QED every year by organizing various events that reflect the university's attention to the environment and raise awareness among students.
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