Bahrain plans reclamation crackdown
Manama, November 17, 2012
Bahrain plans to crack down on random reclamation and disposal of waste and debris in coastal areas as part of its efforts to preserve public coasts and beachfront areas for future generations, said a report.
His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa issued directives in this regard to Municipalities and Urban Planning Affairs Minister Dr Juma Al Ka'abi, said a report in the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication.
Municipalities will step up monitoring of public coasts and beachfront areas in their regions and legal action will be taken against violators, it stated.
Dr Al Ka'abi appealed to citizens to report violations on the ministry's hotline. He also stressed the importance of preserving public coasts and beachfront areas for future generations, describing it as a collective responsibility.-TradeArabia News Service