The Fujairah Municipality, represented by the Department of Environmental Protection and the General Services Administration, marked Arab Environment Day (14 October) with the establishment of a planting campaign at the Sakamkam School for Basic Education.
The awareness day for the students involved training and practice in the art of landscaping, the planting of trees and ornamental plants and the removal of garden waste.
Arab Environment Day
This year’s slogan and emphasis revolved around ‘Cleanliness: A Collective Responsibility’.
The Arab Environment Day was first instituted in 1986, by a meeting of Arab Ministers responsible for the environment, in Tunisia.
Fujairah Municipality Fosters Community Service Among Students, FIF, 20 June 2011.
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Images: Photos of students, teachers and representatives from the Fujairah Municipality, ‘kicking some goals’ for the environment.