A delegation from the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change has visited the sisterly State of Kuwait. The visit, which lasted several days, included various institutions concerned with environmental conservation and related scientific centers. During the visit, the Qatari delegation familiarized themselves with various working mechanisms and scientific research related to the preservation of local environments.
During the visit, the delegation from the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change was led by Dr. Ibrahim Abdul Latif Al-Musallamani, the Assistant Undersecretary for Protection and Nature Reserves Affairs and the head of the Qatari delegation, and Mr. Abdulhadi Nasser Al-Marri, the Assistant Undersecretary for Environmental Affairs. They were received by Engineer Samira Mohammed Al-Kandari, the Acting Director-General of the General Authority for Environment in the State of Kuwait, who accompanied them on a tour inside the authority’s building.
During their tour at the General Authority for Environment, the Qatari delegation familiarized themselves with environmental permit models, as well as the laws and regulations governing these permits. They also learned about the research center’s environmental strategy, waste management projects, and their valorization. The experts from the authority provided visual presentations on these topics. Additionally, the presentations covered biodiversity programs and nature reserves in the State of Kuwait.
The representatives from the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change also familiarized themselves with Kuwait’s experience in environmental protection programs, particularly in the areas of monitoring and the use of electronic applications.
The delegation from the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change also held a meeting with officials from the Kuwait Municipality to learn about their experience in seasonal spring camping. The meeting involved exchanging expertise and information regarding this matter, particularly the procedures, conditions, and regulations implemented during the camping season in both countries.
The visit also included a tour of the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research. The Qatari delegation received a detailed explanation of the institute’s programs and research activities, as well as the mechanisms of collaboration with other relevant entities.
In the same context, the officials from the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change visited the scientific center to learn about its vision and various activities. They exchanged insights and ideas regarding scientific research conducted in both countries, which focus on environmental conservation and biodiversity in marine and terrestrial environments, including animal and plant species.