DM organizes awareness campaign on Mamzar beach cleanliness
- United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, October 31 - 2012 at 13:48
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Embodying the principle of cooperation and responsibility of the community in keeping the cleanliness and preserving environment and public health and safety, the Waste Management Department of Dubai Municipality has organized an awareness campaign aimed at the cleanliness of Mamazar Beach with the participation of 51 volunteers from Danube Company and support of the department employees.
The programme shed light on one of the important environmental issues of the UAE and the efforts exerted by the concerned authorities to handle the cleanliness of beaches in particular and the protection and development of environment in general.
Eng. Abduld Majeed Saifaie, Director of Waste Management Department, said, "This campaign is aimed to achieve the third strategic direction (ensuring a clean and sustainable environment in Dubai) as well as to participate in the programmes and activities of social awareness and education."
The campaign also aimed to address violators indirectly encouraging them to participate in social initiatives to protect the public health and coastal areas.
Saifaie said, "The civic body launched this campaign specially to clean up the Mamzar beach considering it one of the important tourist and amusement places. We appreciate the efforts of Danube employees who helped us to remove the complete waste on the beach."
He pointed out, "Coastal areas is one of the main features of Dubai tourism, where beaches are quite popular in specific seasons and weekends. Therefore, Dubai Municipality obliged to clean up these areas to ensure the hygiene, and to improve the city of Dubai to the highest environmental and health levels."
The campaign also aims to alert the coastal areas visitors about the fine as per Local Order No. 11 of 2003 on the hygiene of the Emirate of Dubai. The officials urged visitors of beaches to dispose wastes in a healthy way and use waste containers, and to quickly contact the concerned authority in case of any unlawful behaviour calling the municipality hotline : 800 900.
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