Bahrain committed to supporting global efforts on environment, climate change
TDT | Manama
The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com
Oil and Environment Minister, Dr Mohammed bin Mubarak Bin Daina, affirmed Bahrain’s keenness to strengthen its cooperation with relevant international organisations and institutes in the fields of environment and climate to achieve sustainable development goals.
Dr Bin Daina, who is also Special Envoy for Climate Affairs, was speaking as he received the Deputy Director-General and Head of the Green Growth Planning and Implementation Division at the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Helena McLeod.
The minister discussed ways to enhance cooperation in green growth fields, and adaptation to the effects of climate change. He praised the level of the ongoing cooperation and partnership between the kingdom and GGGI regarding environmental matters. The meeting reviewed cooperation through the National Adaptation Investment Plan (NAIP), which is being prepared between the Kingdom and GGGI.
The delegation was briefed on the NAIP’s work plan, and the various programs and projects that have been implemented to enhance the efforts of Bahrain to adapt to the effects of climate change. They also lauded the achievements of the joint programs being implemented by the two sides to embody international cooperation to achieve sustainable development goals.