Ministry of Municipality and Environment 51,000 Baby Finned Back Seabraem Released in Qatari waters The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), represented by the Fisheries Department has released 51,000 Baby Finned Back Seabraem at 5 Kilograms into Qatari marine waters. This quantity is the first to be produced by the Aquatic Research Centre opened in Ras Matbakh. http://en.mme.gov.qa/cui/view.dox?id=702&siteID=2&contentID=7813 Wed, 12 Aug 2020 11:45:00 +0300 Qatar Participates in Technical Meeting for GCC States Environmental Outlook The day before yesterday (Sunday), the State of Qatar, represented by the Department of Monitoring and Environmental Laboratory of the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), and Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) participated in the technical meeting of the water resources team, assigned to prepare the GCC States Environmental Outlook. The team includes national experts in water resources and focal points from environment ministries and bodies of the GCC States. http://en.mme.gov.qa/cui/view.dox?id=702&siteID=2&contentID=7814 Wed, 12 Aug 2020 11:30:00 +0300 867 Tons Marketed through "Outstanding Product" and "Qatar Farms" Programs during July Last July, total sales of local vegetables reached (867.174) Tons. (243) Tons of which were sold through "the Outstanding Product" program, while (624.174) Tons were sold through "the Qatar Farms" program. http://en.mme.gov.qa/cui/view.dox?id=702&siteID=2&contentID=7807 Wed, 12 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0300 Doha to host the World Horticultural Expo in 2023 The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) has reviewed upcoming International Horticultural Exhibitions, that falls under its approval, due to the COVID-19 pandemic repercussions. Considering the time, it takes to prepare a high-quality A1 World Horticultural Exhibition and the difficulties in continuing preparations during the pandemic, AIPH has recommended that Expo 2021 Doha Qatar be moved to a future date. http://en.mme.gov.qa/cui/view.dox?id=702&siteID=2&contentID=7796 Fri, 31 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0300 Meeting to Discuss National Strategy Project to Combat Oil Pollution Last Thursday, the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), represented by the Industrial Inspection and Contamination Control Department, held the inaugural meeting to redevelop the national strategy project to combat oil and harmful chemicals pollution, via Microsoft Teams. http://en.mme.gov.qa/cui/view.dox?id=702&siteID=2&contentID=7798 Wed, 29 Jul 2020 07:00:00 +0300 140 Decisions for Maintenance and Demolition of Old and Dilapidated Buildings Distorting State's Landscape During the second quarter of this year, the Committee for Building Maintenance and Demolition at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) issued a total of 140 decisions, including 115 demolition decisions and 25 maintenance decisions. 54 decisions were issued in April, 40 in May and 46 in June. During this period the Committee received 277 requests from municipalities, including 197 requests for demolition and 80 requests for maintenance. http://en.mme.gov.qa/cui/view.dox?id=702&siteID=2&contentID=7799 Tue, 28 Jul 2020 01:00:00 +0300 Municipality and Environment implements an Environmental Awareness Tour of Mangrove trees in Al-Dhakhira Reserve On the occasion of the International Day for Maintenance of the Mangrove Ecological System, which falls on the twenty-sixth of July each year, the Ministry of Municipality and Environment represented by the Natural Reserves Administration and Public Relations Department in cooperation with the Friends of the Environment Center yesterday (Saturday) organized an environmental tour introducing the Mangrove trees in the Al-Dhakhira reserve, transmitted live via the Ministry's account on Instagram. http://en.mme.gov.qa/cui/view.dox?id=702&siteID=2&contentID=7789 Tue, 28 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0300 Launching a Joint Campaign to Remove Abandoned Cars in Al-Rayyan Municipality The second joint campaign for the removal of abandoned cars in Al-Rayyan Municipality, which was implemented by the Abandoned Cars Removal Committee and the Mechanical Equipment and Public Cleanliness Department in cooperation with the Municipality of Al- Rayyan, Lakhwiya and the Traffic Department, was launched on Sunday morning within the framework of the continuous efforts of the Ministry of Municipality and Environment to remove abandoned cars. The aim of the campaign is to reduce this phenomenon that distorts the general view, in application of Law No. (18) of 2017 regarding public cleanliness. http://en.mme.gov.qa/cui/view.dox?id=704&siteID=2&contentID=7788 Mon, 27 Jul 2020 05:00:00 +0300 Participation in 1st Technical Meeting for GCC States Environmental Outlook The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), represented by the Department of Monitoring and Environmental Laboratory, participated yesterday (Wednesday) in the first remote technical meeting of national experts from environment ministries and bodies of the GCC States to give presentations on the experience of evaluating the global environmental outlook. http://en.mme.gov.qa/cui/view.dox?id=702&siteID=2&contentID=7797 Mon, 27 Jul 2020 01:00:00 +0300 Qatar's local dates festival 2020 kicks off The Ministry of Municipality and Environment launches the fifth Local Dates Festival 2020 in cooperation with Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.P.S.C.) at Al Meera?s Hayat Plaza branch on Monday (20th July 2020). The event is held in the presence of high-level officials from the Ministry?s Agriculture and Fisheries Affairs Departments as well as Al Meera Consumer Goods Company. http://en.mme.gov.qa/cui/view.dox?id=702&siteID=2&contentID=7778 Tue, 21 Jul 2020 13:00:00 +0300