MPs conclude meeting on environment, climate change

MPs conclude meeting on environment, climate change
(Photo: Petra)
AMMAN — Parliamentary committees on Saturday concluded a meeting in the city of Aqaba on the environment and climate change, which was held in cooperation with the UN Development Program (UNDP) in Jordan, and the participation of representatives from the Ministry of Environment and mayors, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

During the two-day meeting, MPs of the Lower House’s committees on health and environment, energy and mineral resources, women and family affairs, agriculture and water and tourism and public services, discussed queries by lawmakers about environmental problems in most of the regions of the Kingdom.

Head of the Health and Environment Committee, Tayseer Al-Krishan, said more attention should be given to the management of hazardous waste, especially medical and radioactive waste.

MP Obaid Al-Yassin called for promoting small enterprises related to waste recycling. He stressed the importance of one entity that grants licenses and monitors such enterprises.

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