Bahrain wins Montreal Protocol’s Executive Committee membership

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Manama, Mar. 31 (BNA): Special Envoy for Climate Affairs and CEO of the Supreme Council for Environment (SCE) Dr. Mohammed bin Mubarak Bin Daina announced that Bahrain won the membership of the Executive Committee of the Montreal Protocol for the second year in a row, and the position of Vice President of the Executive Committee for the first time. 

He said that this confirms the Kingdom's active presence in international environmental issues, and an affirmation of its influential and tangible role and its good reputation in all local, regional and international forums.

SCE CEO stressed that the winning reflects the confidence of the International community in the Kingdom's role, as proved by the unanimous endorsement of Bahrain by the West Asia and the Pacific countries to represent them in high-level posts related to environmental issues.

Bin Daina noted the Kingdom’s landmark achievement attained during the 32 Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (MOP 32), held virtually, on November 23-27.

The special envoy said that Bahrain will be represented through the position of membership of the Executive Committee 55 countries from West Asia and the Pacific, adding that all countries of the world are represented by the regions accredited by the United Nations in the committee through 14 members, seven of whom are from the industrialized and developed countries and seven from the developing countries.

He thanked all the countries that supported the Kingdom to assume this important position, as this contributed to its election to the membership of the Executive Committee.

Bin Daina stressed that efforts will continue to be made to ensure that the Kingdom achieves the best results and achievements in the environmental issue and sustainable development locally, regionally and internationally.