Dubai Municipality will today mark National Environment Day by staging a number of activities ranging from an art show to the distribution of environment-friendly bags.
A special exhibition will take place later in February and the municipality has organised month-long educational programmes for schools.
The 13th environment day is being observed across the country under the slogan "UAE free of plastic bags".
The exhibition of environmental paintings and caricatures will be held at the municipality's main building from 10am to 1pm, with 25 caricatures by artist Hamid Ata about plastic and topics related to the environment on display.
Biodegradable plastic bags will be given at the venue during the show.
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