Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to participate in Qatar Sustainability Expo with 2,000-square-metre pavilion
- Qatar: Tuesday, November 20 - 2012 at 09:32
- PRESS RELEASE
Hosted by Qatar, the United Nations 2012 Climate Change Conference, COP 18/CMP8 will take place at the Qatar National Convention Center. Representatives and government officials from 194 countries will be in Doha for two weeks, working on issues that have an impact on all societies all over the world. On this occasion, the Qatar Sustainability Expo is organized to present to the public the latest achievements on environmental issues.
The objective is to showcase the Kingdom's efforts in fueling its economic development with cleaner, more efficient and environmentally sound technology. It is designed to highlight activities being conducted by organizations throughout the Kingdom in the areas of carbon management and climate change.
"Climate change is a sustainable development issue which impacts us all, and reducing Green House Gases emissions is one of the great challenges of the 21st century," says H.E. Ali I. Al-Naimi, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Saudi Arabia.
"Saudi Arabia believes technology can provide the answers to our problems. All people and all governments share this responsibility, he adds, and by working together, we can make a difference."
These efforts will be showcased at the pavilion in five sections: "Carbon Management and Energy Technologies", "Energy Efficiency", "Energy Sustainability," "Renewable Energy" and "Clean Fuel and Gas Recovery, Flare Management and Minimization."
Seven Saudi companies and organizations will showcase their achievements and projects: Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco), Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (K.A.CARE), King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu (RCJY), and Clean Development Mechanism, KSA DNA - Designated National Authority.
Saudi Arabia invites all country delegates and the people of Qatar to experience the Kingdom's progress and expertise in managing energy, and its efforts to contribute to a sustainable future.
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