2nd Waste Management Conference & Exhibition to kick off on June 13

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Qatar’s Ministry of Municipality will organize the 2nd Waste Management Conference and Exhibition 2022 on June 13 and 14 at Sheraton Doha Hotel.

The event will bring together a group of local, regional, and international experts and speakers to discuss the circular economy, in addition to various presentations and panel discussions, during which they will discuss Qatar’s strategy for waste management, laws in waste management, and recycling.

“The conference will provide a platform to attract governmental, semi-governmental, private sector and local factories to communicate and exchange ideas and knowledge about waste management, treatment, and recycling,” as per the statement.

The Director of Waste Recycling and Treatment Department at the Ministry of Municipality, Eng. Hamad Jassim Al Bahr, said that “the conference comes in implementation of the sustainable strategic plan of the Ministry, following Qatar National Vision 2030, and in support of the Zero Waste campaign launched by the Ministry in February of this year and will continue for a whole year under the slogan (Less Waste for A Beautiful City).”

“Through this conference, the Ministry of Municipality aspires to develop the waste management system, raise awareness, highlight the latest methods in waste management, produce energy, fertilizer, and recyclable materials, support the idea of community participation to preserve the environment, and encourage investment in this domain,” said Mr. Al Bahr.

Further, the Director noted that the conference will support many government institutions, the private sector, international and regional bodies to get acquainted with the latest technology in the field of waste management, treatment, and disposal.

“Several workshops, seminars, and lectures will be organized in which a group of local, regional, and international experts and specialists in the waste management and recycling sector will participate. They will share their experiences through their local and international companies in this field,” Mr. Al Bahr added.

According to the statement, “An associated exhibition will also be organized in which many governmental and semi-governmental departments and institutions in the field of waste management, as well as local, regional and international companies and factories specialized in this field, will participate.”

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