7-day Dubai Green Festival set for April

The Department of Tourism and Commercial Marketing will launch ‘Dubai Green Festival’ activities in April 2013 for seven days in various locations across Dubai.

Khalid A. bin Sulayem, Director General, said: "We are proud to launch Dubai Green Festival which is the first of its kind that targets all segments of society to increase awareness of sustainable solutions in order to preserve the environment. It is also the ideal platform to include corporations, governmental institutions as well as tourism, commercial, educational, and social organisations to share their experiences and to adopt new practices that are more advanced.

"This festival will gather expertise and corporations to join forces to enhance sustainable practices, methods and solutions that everyone, individuals or corporations can adapt. At the festival, individuals will have a chance to share their ideas and to promote their aspirations of the future of the environment in Dubai. It will be the ideal stage for public participation in environmental awareness where individuals will feel responsible for the environment and will learn how to practice social responsibility on daily level." he added.

“This festival is expected to gather big audience on both individual and commercial levels as well as draw regional attention. We invite everyone to be a part of this initiative that it is going to be one of the biggest events of the year," he added.

This fun, interactive event is the first time DTCM uniting corporate employees, governmental institutions as well as tourism, commercial, educational, and social organisations for a unique look into the green festival.

The festival will feature environmental activities targeting all segments of society. It will include workshops, presentations and environmental competitions,  exhibition to showcase environmental friendly products and to exchange experiences and best practices related to preservation of the environment, workshops to enhance environmental knowledge, exhibition on eco-friendly transportation etc.
 

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