Thursday 4 June 2020

Ajman Tourism to ban plastic products

AJMAN, September 15, 2019

The Ajman Tourism Development Department has decided to ban plastic products, to keep pace with the government’s related efforts, raise community awareness, and reduce the impact of plastics on the environment, said a report.

"The sustainability of the tourism sector is being prioritised by the Ajman Government, as a key pillar of the Ajman Vision 2021, a WAM report cited Saleh Al Jazzeri, director-general of the Department, as saying.

The department has exerted considerable efforts, in cooperation with its public and private sector partners, to encourage correct environmental practices. It also launched the Ajman Sustainable Tourism Award, "Mudama," to encourage its partners to rationalise their water and energy consumption and adopt environmentally-friendly practices.


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