Oman, UAE Hold Talks on Enhancing Cooperation on Environmental Issues

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The Sultanate of Oman, represented by the Environment Authority and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) represented by the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, held an official session of talks today in Muscat.

The session dealt with means of enhancing the joint cooperation in various environmental fields and exchanging views on environmental issues, as well as unifying environmental stances before the COP28 conference.

The Omani side was chaired by Dr. Abdullah Ali Al Amri, Chairman of the Environment Authority, whilst the Emirati side was chaired by Maryam Mohammad Al Mheiri, Minister of Climate Change and Environment.

During the session, the two sides discussed plans to combat plastic pollution and refrigerant gases. The two sides also viewed the experience of wind energy and electric energy, in addition to devising the necessary mechanism for activating research between the two countries in the field of fish farming and marine fisheries, as well as exchanging expertise and best practices, among other topics of concern.

The session was attended by a number of officials from both sides.

Source: Oman News Agency