Damascus, SANA- Prime Minister Hussein Arnous, chairs the delegation of the Syrian Arab Republic participating in the COP28 Summit, which will be held on the 1st and 2nd of December in Dubai, UAE, as part of the 28th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (cop28).
The Syrian delegation includes Minister of Local Administration and Environment, Hussein Makhlouf, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Bassam Sabbagh, Assistant Minister of Water Resources, Jihad Kanaan, and a number of specialists in the fields of environment, water, and agricultural research.
The Syrian delegation will present a number of work papers and visions related to confronting environmental challenges and the need to intensify efforts and international cooperation to confront climate change and the challenges resulting from its effects on agricultural production, water, and livelihoods.
On the sidelines of the summit, the delegation will meet a number of participating delegations to discuss ways to enhance cooperation in the field of the environment and confront climate change.
Syria participates in the global effort to protect the global environment, in addition to the tireless efforts made at the national level to protect the environment, despite all the difficulties and challenges resulting from the repercussions of the war on Syria.
In addition to that, Syria’s participation in the Climate Conference (COP-28) also reflects its commitment to all international environmental agreements and treaties that it ratified, believing that the environment is the responsibility of all countries.
Nisreen Othman / Mazen Eyon