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Princess Basma Bint Ali calls for raising awareness on environmental issues
By Petra - Dec 05,2012 - Last updated at Dec 05,2012
AMMAN — HRH Princess Basma Bint Ali on Tuesday stressed the need for concerted efforts to raise awareness on the importance of preserving the local environment.
During a ceremony held to honour schools which won a competition on solid waste collection, the princess said the event coincides with World Recycling Day, celebrated annually on December 4.
HRH Princess Basma Bint Ali, president of the Royal Marine Conservation Society, on Saturday stressed the importance of raising public awareness on environment protection.
HRH Princess Basma Bint Ali on Wednesday honoured children who won a competition for paintings on protecting the environment, organised by the Friends of Environment Society (FES).
With less than 5 per cent of Jordan’s solid waste being recycled, environment experts on Wednesday called for setting up a national waste management plan to reduce trash and encourage recycling.
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