Saudi Crown Prince announces goals that Saudi Arabia seeks to achieve in 2060

طقس العرب GO 2021-10-23 2021-10-23T14:06:28Z
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Saudi Crown Prince announces goals that Saudi Arabia seeks to achieve in 2060

Weather of Arabia - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced the goal of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to reach zero carbon neutrality in the year 2060, declaring his intention to transform the Saudi capital, Riyadh, into one of the most wooded cities in the world.

 

On Saturday morning (October 23), Mohammed bin Salman launched the first edition of the annual forum of the Green Saudi Initiative in Riyadh, which is concerned with launching new environmental initiatives for the Kingdom, in order to achieve the objectives of the Green Saudi Initiative.

 

In his opening speech to the Green Saudi Initiative Forum, he announced the Kingdom's launch of energy initiatives that would reduce carbon emissions by 278 million tons annually by 2030.

 

He confirmed the start of the first phase of afforestation initiatives, which include:

  • Planting more than (450) million trees.
  • Rehabilitation of (8) million hectares of degraded lands.
  • Allocating new protected lands, bringing the total protected areas in the Kingdom to more than (20%) of its total area.

 

Bin Salman stressed his determination to transform Riyadh into one of the world's most wooded cities.

 

 

He also revealed the Kingdom's goal to reach zero neutrality in 2060 through the circular economy approach to carbon, in light of the maturity and availability of technologies necessary to manage and reduce emissions.

 

He added that this first package of initiatives represents investments worth more than (700) billion riyals, which contributes to the development of the green economy, creating quality job opportunities, and providing huge investment opportunities for the private sector, in accordance with the Kingdom's Vision 2030.

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.

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