Prince Charles visits Royal Scientific Society

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Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, meets HRH Princess Sumaya, Minister of Environment Muawieh Al-Radaideh, and local business leaders at the Royal Scientific Society (RSS), on November 17, 2021. (Photo: RSS)
AMMAN  — HRH Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, visited the Royal Scientific Society (RSS) Wednesday, where he was received by HRH Princess Sumaya, the RSS’ president, as part of the prince’s official visit to the Kingdom.اضافة اعلان

Prince Charles was briefed on the RSS’ research and development into practical and applied solutions to meet the challenges facing Jordan and the region. Topics included the monitoring of zoonotic infections diseases, atmospheric water harvesting, and wastewater treatment.

Prince Charles and Princess Sumaya were later joined by business leaders and Minister of Environment Muawieh Al-Radaideh for a high-level roundtable discussion on sustainability challenges facing the business sector and the potential opportunities of sustainable growth.

The session was also attended by Jordan’s Ambassador to the UK Manar Al-Dabbas, the UK’s Ambassador to Jordan Bridget Brind, as well as representatives from the RSS.

Prince Charles discussed the role of the Sustainable Markets Initiative in mobilizing the resources and talents of the commercial, industrial, and financial community to push towards achieving sustainable development, pointing to the need to find a global roadmap for the transition towards a clean and green economy.

Princess Sumaya emphasized the role of science in finding solutions to shared challenges, not least in dealing with the impact of the global pandemic. She noted that “this was an example of the entire planet being affected by an issue that was part of the challenge to science. Now is the time for the science community to step up”.

The princess added that infectious diseases, climate change, and so many other disasters know no borders, and that we must work together in a transboundary manner to invest in science to improve people’s lives.

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