KUWAIT, Sept 15 (KUNA) -- Chief of the Al-Nowair initiative Sheikha Intisar Salem Al-Ali Al-Sabah, announced a cleaning Kuwait campaign, marking World Cleanup Day, next Saturday, in Al-Jahra and Al-Ahmadi governorates.
In a statement, Sheikha Intisar said Kuwaitآ’s participation at the world Cleanup Day is the first of its kind, as it will enhance Kuwaitآ’s environmental position internationally.
Last year, 20.1 million people participated in this global campaign from 180 countries around the world, she said, noting that it is the largest environmental cleanup campaign the world has seen.
She praised the response of state institutions to this campaign, as the number of participants in the campaign has reached more than 2,000 and is expected to reach 3,000 participants.
The goal of adopting this campaign is to promote the culture of cleaning the environment in the Kuwaiti society, she said.
Meanwhile, Sheikha Intisar said that awareness meeting was held for representatives of the bodies and institutions participating in the campaign, during which the areas to be covered by the cleaning campaign were reviewed, and they are divided into six sites in Al-Khuwaisat area in Al-Jahra Governorate, as well as Al-Khairan and Al-Wafra in Ahmadi Governorate. (end)