The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, in cooperation with the Qatar Scouts and Guides Association, organized a celebration of Qatar Environment Day under the slogan (Our environment is a trust). Every year, Qatar celebrates the Qatar Environment Day on February 26 as it is a national occasion that reflects the interest in the safety of the environment. This day is an appropriate opportunity to intensify awareness campaigns and urge the public to protect and preserve the environment.
Scouts from Abdul Rahman bin Jassim preparatory schools participated in the celebration to ensure a sound environment for Qatar remains vibrant with a life free from all influences that harm its environment and climate.
The celebration included the release of deer (Al Reem) and the cultivation of wild plants, the launch aims to raise public awareness and enhance environmental education opportunities for students’ exploration as well as the main environmental issues currently occurring in our world such as resettling endangered local wildlife, restore their ecological roles in nature and form self-breeding groups of these threatened local species.
The celebration included also the cultivation of wild plants, planting a number of wild plants, which will be irrigated by the method of water harvesting. to develop vegetation cover and combat desertification, in the presence of a number of volunteers.
On this occasion, Mr. Jassim Mohammed Al-Hardan, Commissioner-General of the Qatar Scouts and Guides Association, stressed that the development witnessed by the country and the remarkable urban renaissance requires everyone to join efforts to protect the Qatari environment, stressing the need to preserve and protect the environment by everyone, through the commitment not to throw away Waste, cutting down trees and violating the natural environment.
Al-Hardan also stressed that linking the Scouts to the community through these activities is useful, considering the Scouts the first house of expertise in the community, and it has all the practical capabilities that will contribute to its preservation as it has the most impact on the lifestyle in the State of Qatar.
In a manner that emphasizes the great care according to the environment in the State of Qatar by the wise leadership of His Highness the Emir of the country, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, and His Highness the Father Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani.
The Qatari scouts, through their interest in the Qatari environment in all its aspects, have contributed to the formation of the most important tributaries directed to the service and preservation of the environment and the protection of its elements. Aspects of the desired fruitful interest.