King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy “KACARE” will be a flagship participant in the World 5th Conference “EnviroCities 2015” to be launched today, Tuesday in Almadinah Almunawwarah under the auspices of His Royal Highness Prince Faisal Ibn Salman Ibn Abdulaziz, Emir of Almadinah Almunawwarah Area. The Event is organized by Almadinah Almunawwarah Governorate in collaboration with Dubai Municipality, the Environment Center for Arab Towns and the Arab Towns Organization.
The President of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy Dr. Hashim Abdullah Yamani stated that KACARE’s participation in this great forum is seen as a real tangible support on KACARE’s part wholeheartedly afforded to the organizing agencies under the aegis of which the Conference holds its 5th Session. HE the President pointed out that KACARE is looked upon as the major supporter and flagship participant in the mission oriented towards township environment. This mission is centered on the utilization of wastes and the conversion thereof to a sustainable energy made available at the disposal of each and every area and governorate throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Dr. Yamani added that the Conference is targeted at providing extraordinary opportunity to those officers in charge of towns and their affairs. The Conference shall afford them with a unique arena where they can meet to exchange ideas and experiences, the vehicle being such an open free and open-ended dialogue. It is really an arena where participants will thoroughly and deep-rootedly discuss ideas brain-stormed, to say the least about the solutions mainly devised to convert wastes and tailings into energy with an objective to ensure development sustainability.
His Excellency the President further stressed that KACARE’s participation in the said conference in Almadinah Almunawwarah will be highlighted throughout the sessions of the Conference.
In the Fourth Session, the discussions of which shall focus on “Governance and Decision-making with Respect to Waste-to-Energy” , KACARE shall participate in a paper titled “KACARE’s Strategic Planning to produce Energy from Waste”. In the Sixth Session, banner of which shall be “Future Outlook of Waste-to-Energy”, KACARE will participate via a paper titled “Prospects for Waste-to-Energy in the Kingdom”.
Furthermore, KACARE will also have a big say in the inaugural Session, coupled with a supportive exhibition.
KACARE’s President also stated that the Inaugural Day will also witness the signature of an agreement on cooperation between KACAREW and the Mayoralty of Almadinah Almunawwarah, under the aegis of His Royal Highness Prince Faisal ibn Salman ibn Abdulaziz, the Emir of Almadinah Almunawwarah Area.
His Excellency the President further explained that KACARE is also endeavoring to introduce a sustainable mix of atomic and renewable energy resources. The President made a mention to the multi-purposes of such a mix. Beside the fact that it would enhance environment, it should reduce noxious emissions and preserve ambient environment and natural resources. The net result will be, the President added, furtherance of sustainable development which, in turn, should eventually ensure environmental safety for both present as well as suture generations as well.
Concluding, Dr. Yamani remarked that KACARE has been keenly interested in the assurance that its overall atomic and renewable energy strategy, concurrently and most accurately, involves multi-dimensional plans and sub-plans that tackle matters that are of paramount importance, such as employment opportunities, yough qualification, versatile capacity building, with all plans and strategies being oriented to construct a robust and sustainable atomic and renewable energy sector that is eventually capably equipped to motivate economic development and materially contribute to a sustainable national development.