The 17th session of the Annual EEG Clean Up UAE got to the Emirate of Dubai under the Patronage and presence of the Ministry of Economy which included the Minister of Economy, His Excellency Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, his undersecretaries, aides and also staff. The event was kept in organization with the Dubai Municipality, having actually currently been efficiently completed the projects in Sharjah, Ajman, Dibba Al Fujairah as well as Abu Dhabi.
With more than 4200 Volunteers topped 7 Locations in the Emirate of Dubai adoring cotton tee shirts bearing the slogan of the campaign, equipped with cotton handwear covers, eco-friendly plastic bags and also containers for the collection of waste, the individuals collected around 25 Tonnes of waste from the sites covering a location of 18 Kms bringing the complete amount accumulated from the 5 Emirates to 32.5 Tonnes.
The event started with The National Anthem, complied with by the inaugural address of Mr. Abdul Aziz Midfa-- Vice Chairman of Emirates Environmental Group in Arabic, followed by the English speech of Ms Habiba Al Mar' ashi - Chairperson of the Emirates Environmental Group and also a welcome address from His Excellency Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy of the UAE. The dignitaries after that raised the flag of the United Arab Emirates and also the flag of the Clean Up UAE.
Mr. Abdula Aziz Al Midfaa-- Vice Chair of EEG claimed ", "I would certainly like to reveal my frustrating joy for the visibility of thousands of individuals who are with us today and those who have actually joined us in the other areas over the last week. Together, we are taking pro-active actions to protect as well as preserve UAE's unique community.
The Chairperson of EEG, Habiba Al Mar'ashi stated that-- the ecological legacy of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan remains in great hands as His Highness Sheikh Khalifa container Zayed and also his bro HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President as well as Prime Minister of the UAE as well as Ruler of Dubai and their brothers have all taken up on the vision to drive the UAE on the same path to ensure a sustainable as well as green environment for future generations.
As an accredited body of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), EEG is proud to reveal that the Clean Up UAE 2018 project will act as an effective implementation platform for the adhering to sustainable growth goals: Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and also Communities; Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and also Production; 13: Climate Action; Goal 15: Life on Earth; Goal 17: Partnerships for Goals.