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Special Envoy of Minister of Foreign Affairs for Climate Change and Sustainability Participates in Panel Discussion on Global Climate Change in Berlin

A panel discussion on global climate change and the importance of preserving the environment was held at the Arab Cultural House “Al Diwan” in Berlin, Germany, with the participation of HE Special Envoy of the Minister of Foreign Affairs for Climate Change and Sustainability Ambassador Badr Omar Ismail Al Dafa, HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Federal Republic of Germany Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Saud Al-Thani, and a number of researchers and personalities from various environmental associations and institutes concerned with renewable energy in Germany.

The attendees exchanged ideas, opinions, and proposals regarding future projects, the role of states in educating people and future generations, and supporting innovation and appropriate scientific research to create a carbon-neutral environment.

The Special Envoy of the Minister of Foreign Affairs for Climate Change and Sustainability highlighted Qatar’s efforts and plans for climate neutrality and energy transition, calling on the attendees to visit the International Horticultural Expo 2023 Doha Qatar, which will be held under the theme “Green Desert, Better Environment.” He said it would constitute a new opportunity to develop agriculture and green cities in Qatar and the Middle East.

HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Germany gave examples of environmentally friendly projects established by the state, such as electric buses, the metro, and the use of clean energy to cool stadiums, and the importance of these projects in increasing environmental awareness.

The session stressed the importance of continuing communication and joint coordination to achieve the greatest benefit possible for exchanging experiences and transferring knowledge.

 

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs