25-10-2021

Crown Prince: Kuwait fully supports Saudi Arabia in preserving environment, climate

His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Meshal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah said that Kuwait fully supports the efforts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the package of initiatives it has put forward to protect the environment and tackle the climate change challenges.This came during His Highness the Crown Prince speech in Riyadh's Middle East Green Initiative Summit.His Highness affirmed Kuwait's commitments to tackle climate change challenges by signing and ratifying regional and international agreements and protocols and participating in relevant conferences.Kuwait is at the forefront of countries seeking to achieve human and environmental sustainability and a supportive partner for regional and international efforts to combat climate change challenges, said His Highness.Locally, Kuwait launched its environmental strategy within the vision of (New Kuwait 2035), in addition to legislations concerned with the environmental protection laws, rationalizing the consumption of natural resources, reducing pollution rates, preserving the integrity of the environment, rehabilitating its systems, protecting biodiversity, improving the efficiency of waste management, His Highness added.Moreover, His Highness the Crown Prince affirmed that Kuwait has a vision that believes that the future of humanity lies in green solutions, wise management of environmental assets, and the importance of linking individual efforts with regional and international initiatives.Kuwait also has environmental sustainability plans that aim to enhance carbon-neutral pathways, increase afforestation, establish terrestrial and marine reserves, rehabilitate oil sector facilities, reduce emissions, improve energy efficiency, introduce renewable energies, and sustain energy supplies for future generations.Based on Kuwait's vision, it fully supports the initiative of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to implement the goals of this summit and for the benefit of the Middle East region and its environment, said His Highness.His Highness stressed the great interest that Kuwait attaches to the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has addressed the environment and the challenges it faces by taking measures that reduce emissions and working with the international community to achieve the goals of sustainable development.His Highness the Crown Prince thanked the Kingdom for this initiative and for holding this summit, expressing gratitude for the Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and the Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman Al-Saud for the warm hospitality.