Oman Environment Forum Concludes

Muscat, The 2nd version of Oman Environment

Forum, which was held under the theme “Towards Systemic Integration

of Environmental Citizenship” was concluded today with a range of


The recommendations included enhancing communication

among the national environmental and media organisations under a

specialised umbrella “Environmental Media Network”.

The forum also recommended regularizing the environment-

friendly tourism investment opportunities at and around the protected

areas while taking into consideration the priorities of the locals.

It also called for coordinating efforts by all relevant

organisations to enforce the different punishments for wildlife violators,

as well as recognizing individuals and organisations that support

environment protection.

The forum also called for continuing the environmental

education and awareness project implemented, in cooperation with the

Ministry of Education, taking into consideration the qualitative and

quantitative expansion and including issues related to environmental

policies, green economy and sustainable development for

postgraduate researchers.

Source: Oman News Agency