Duqm plants 1000 trees to mark Oman Environment Day

January 06, 2020

The Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm (SEZAD) marked the Oman Environment Day by planting over 1000 trees in 2 different locations in the Special Economic Zone at Duqm.

The Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm (SEZAD), in cooperation with 14 companies operating in the Zone, marked the Oman Environment Day by planting over 1000 trees in 2 different locations in the Special Economic Zone at Duqm (SEZAD). Falling on January 8 every year, the 2020 edition came to promote the concept of together for a sustainable environment. 

To observe the occasion, the Special Economic Zone at Duqm is hosting a number of different activities over 3 days starting on January 6 were school students, members of the Omani Woman Association in Duqm and community will plant around 431 trees at Duqm Public Park. This activity aimed at promoting awareness among students on the importance of preserving the environment and introducing more environment-friendly initiatives. 

The second day (January 7) is dedicated to corporates operating in the Special Economic Zone at Duqm and community to join forces and plant 600 Casuarina trees in the Middle industries zone at the Port of Duqm, nearby Duqm Refinery. The third day (January 8) will see the closing ceremony, which will be held at SEZAD’s headquarters in Duqm to thank the participants of the Oman Environment Day.  

The Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm (SEZAD) is always keen to embody the Sultanate’s role played in preserving the environment and protecting it from pollution. SEZAD’s environmental programs, aimed at promoting awareness on the importance of environment conservation and aligning it with sustainable development, are continuing throughout the year. These programs include organizing environmental activities, seminars, lectures, and clean-up campaigns covering the Zone, beaches, and villages.




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