Riyadh, Oct.25 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, today participated in the Middle East Green Initiative (MGI) Summit held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The Summit was hosted by His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of Defense of Saudi Arabia.
HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad highlighted Saudi Arabia’s strategic role in furthering regional development and environmental protection, and reaffirmed the Kingdom of Bahrain’s commitment to achieving regional and global environmental security.
It is a commitment strengthened over the last week by both Bahrain and Saudi Arabia’s announcements of their intention to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2060.
HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad welcomed the initiatives undertaken by the Kingdom’s of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and others to preserve the natural environment and combat climate change, commenting that this is a global challenge that requires a united approach to ensure a prosperous future for all.
HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad emphasised the importance of knowledge sharing between countries to develop CCUS technology, reduce carbon emissions, and increase energy efficiency, stating that we all have a collective responsibility to achieve climate security and secure a sustainable future.
His Royal Highness also highlighted the important role of agricultural nurseries in realizing the MGI Summit's afforestation goals, committed Bahrain to supporting these efforts, and commended the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s success in organising and hosting the Summit.