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Amman mayor participates in ‘day without cars’ activity

By JT - Nov 15,2015 - Last updated at Nov 15,2015

AMMAN — Amman Mayor Aqel Biltaji on Friday participated in a walk in the Jabal Amman area to launch the initiative “A day without cars” to alleviate pollution caused by vehicle emissions and to encourage walking.

Biltaji said climate change is a global issue that should be addressed by reducing carbon dioxide emissions and safeguarding the environment in Amman, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

At the end of the event, a document was signed to support the initiative, launched by student Ayham Fakhoury in cooperation with the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature, and promote the culture of walking, according to Petra.

 

 

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