Ports, Customs and Free Zone Plant 400 Mangrove Trees in Jebel Ali to Counter Carbon Emissions
On the occasion of the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, the Department of Planning and Development - Trakhees, organized an environmental initiative to plant 400 mangrove trees to help reduce carbon emissions in solidarity with the UAE’s pledge to plant 100 million mangrove trees by 2030.
H.E. Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Chairman of the Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation, stated that in conjunction with the Year of Sustainability and the UAE hosting COP28, the Corporation confirms its endeavors to contribute to mitigating the effects of climate change.
Bin Sulayem pointed out the commitment of the Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation to implementing programs and initiatives that serve environmental trends, and its adoption of a distinguished approach in ensuring effective compliance with the standards.
In detail, Eng. Abdulla Belhoul, CEO of Trakhees, explained that about 50 employees from various business units of the PCFC participated in the initiative, indicating that this initiative confirms the Corporation’s commitment to working to reduce the effects of climate change.
Abdulla Belhoul stated that the Environment, Health and Safety Department in the Trakhees Department is working to consolidate national sustainability in the field of environmental protection, in support of the The National Net Zero by 2050 Pathway.