Towards A Pollution-Free Environment [Archives:2000/16/Local News]

April 17 2000

More than 100 university teachers from 7 Arab countries participated in the first conference on Natural Resources which took place on Saturday at Taiz University. The conference discussed issues related to the protection of the environment, conservation of natural resources, as well as prevention of careless use of water.
In his inaugurating speech, governor Ahmad Al-Hajry highlighted the importance of such a conference. On behalf of the private sector, Mr. Shawqi Ahmad Ha’el delivered a speech in which he asserted the private sector’s commitment to support the environmental issues, as well as those related to natural resources.
President of Taiz University Dr. Abdullah Al-Sheibah also delivered a speech in which he hailed the event as a milestone in the history of the University.
The conference which has adopted the motto “Towards A Pollution-Free Environment” will continue for over a weak. An interesting sidelight of the conference is organized visits to a number of sites in the city.