By Bader al Kiyumi -
MUSCAT — The Special Economic Zone Authority of Duqm (SEZAD) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Oman Environmental Services Holding Co, to develop a joint action plan to ensure a sound, sustainable and integrated waste management in the Duqm Special Zone.
This is in recognition from both sides of the importance of completing the services provided to investors.
The industrial waste management service (hazardous and non-hazardous), inventory and classification of different quantities and types of waste in accordance with scientifically in the light of population and the industrial growth is crucial.
This is in addition to addressing the repercussions on the overall situation of such waste on the environment and public health.
The agreement was signed by Yahya bin Said al Jabri, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the SEZAD and by Sultan bin Hamdoun al Harthy, Chaiman of the Board of Directors of Oman Environmental Services Holding Co (Be’ah).
The MoU also aims to achieve an agreement advisory work on assessing the status of waste management under the current situation in the region and to propose appropriate recommendations to manage perfectly on short and long term.
It also aims to reach agreements with the first temporary means to deal the current situation of and minimise waste and lesson environmental impacts thereof, whereas the scope of the second agreement is the introduction of an integrated system for the management of wastes.
Both hazardous and non-hazardous, are to be managed according to the latest methods of scientific practice consistence with specifications and environmentally friendly standards and as internationally accepted.
— Picture by Huda