Oman on track to achieve net zero
Muscat – The Sultanate of Oman, represented by the Environment Authority (EA), will celebrate on Sunday the Omani Environment Day, celebrated annually on January 8, alongside private institutions and civil society; citizens and residents.
HE Dr. Abdullah bin Ali al Amri, Chairman of the EA, told ONA that the sultanate has made many achievements in the field of environment through the programs and initiatives the authority has been working on, in s relying on continuous planning and development with methodologies. which have proven useful in improving the quality of environmental work and ensuring its sustainability.
The authority works on various projects for environmental protection, nature conservation and maintenance of air quality. EA is heavily invested in reuse and recycling, as well as clean and green energy, in addition to carbon management and climate change and global warming risk reduction projects, leading to net zero carbon emissions. 2050.
The EA President informed that governance, legislation and digital transformation, in addition to developing research and innovation and promoting environmental culture, have directly contributed to strengthening Oman’s position in the global scale.
“With this, the sultanate was able to raise its position in the environmental performance index, while our ambition is to do even better. This ambition can only be achieved through a partnership with various governmental and private institutions and civil society.
HE Amri said that Oman has recorded reassuring figures which reflect the efforts made at the national level, as it ranks first in the Gulf and fourth in the Arab world for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
The authority will hold a press conference on Sunday to take stock of developments in the environment sector in 2022.