20th Session of Joint Committee on Environment and Development in Arab Region Kicks Off

Sunday 1440/2/12 - 2018/10/21
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Cairo, Safar 12, 1440, Oct 21, 2018, SPA -- The 20th Session of the Joint Committee on Environment and Development in the Arab Region started at the headquarters of the Arab League today to prepare for both the 55th Session of the Executive Council of the Council of Arab Ministers of Environment as well as the 30th Session of the Council of Arab Ministers of Environment to be held next Thursday at the same venue.
The session was chaired by the representative of the Lebanese Ministry of Environment Minerva Andrea, in the presence of representatives of the concerned ministries in the Arab countries.
Abdou Qasem Al-Sharif, Director General of the General Department of Environmental Agreements and Climate Change at the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, led his country's delegation to the meeting.
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20:50 LOCAL TIME 17:50 GMT
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