Preparations for celebrating environment national day [Archives:2004/709/Local News]

February 5 2004

Deputy of the state authority of environment protection Mahmoud Shadied clarified that the authority was making preparations for observing the national day for environment on the 20th of next February the date of the anniversary of endorsing the amended constitution that contained a special article on the authority.
The authority is also to hold many activities among which holding a television symposium on the occasion to discuss the issues of environment and waters , the ware administration and solutions regarding protection of environment in Yemen.
Mr Mahmoud said the celebration would be accompanied by a media campaign aimed at raising the environmental awareness and casting light on problems and challenges the environment in Yemen is facing. The campaign is also to inaugurate a campaign for planting trees in the capital Sana'a and forming clubs for environment supporters.