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Environment police to monitor industries in Hallabat

By Petra - Jan 03,2013 - Last updated at Jan 03,2013

AMMAN — Minister of Tourism and Minister of Environment Nayef Al Fayez on Thursday emphasised the importance of monitoring environmental problems caused by chemical factories and cow farms in  Duleil, east of Zarqa.

During a meeting with a delegation representing the Hallabat area in Duleil, Fayez explained that the ministry wants to help industrial entities overcome environmental problems.

He also stressed that the ministry encourages investments, provided that they pose no harm to the environment.

The ministry will start running environmental police patrols in Hallabat next week to detect violations, the minister added.

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