Sitra Mall joins ‘Forever Green’ campaign’s afforestation efforts

Manama, Apr. 25 (BNA): Bahrain Development Bank (BDB) has joined hands with the National Initiative for Agricultural Development (NIAD) in its ‘Forever Green’ campaign, by contributing to planting trees in Sitra Mall.

 

A ceremony was held to mark the beginning of the greening process at the mall, attended by Shaikha Maram bint Isa Al Khalifa, Secretary-General of NIAD, and Dalal Ahmed Al Qais, Group CEO of Bahrain Development Bank (BDB), attended the event.

 

Shaikha Maram said BDB’s support aimed at contributing to increasing green spaces in the outer spaces, to create a more sustainable environment and enhance its aesthetic appeal. She thanked BDB for its continuous support of agricultural projects, including the ‘Forever Green’ campaign and the permanent farmers’ market in Hoorat  Aali.

 

Dalal Al Qais, Group CEO of the BDB, expressed delight in the partnership with the National Initiative for the Development of the Agricultural Sector, emphasising BDB’s commitment to sustainable development objectives. She pledged ongoing support for local and international efforts, aiming for zero carbon neutrality by 2060.

 

BDB’s involvement is part of a broader collaboration between public and private sectors to implement environmental projects across Bahrain, aiming to enhance green spaces and mitigate climate change effects under the ‘Forever Green’ campaign.

 

H.H/M.A.

 







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