Kuwait Launches Beach Cleaning Campaign

KUWAIT, Dec 15 (NNN-XINHUA) – Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR), launched on Saturday, a campaign to clean the country’s beach.

Themed “We Lead the Change,” the campaign called on people, to clean the shore of Al-Sabah Medical Area, in Kuwait City, where dozens of volunteers, including those with disabilities, participated in collecting trash, plastics and steel scraps left on the shore.

Samira Omar, director general of KISR, said, environmental protection is a top priority for KISR, which seeks to promote social responsibility and assist voluntary institutions through such campaign.

Mohammed Al-Rashed, acting executive director of the Environment and Life Sciences Research Centre of KISR, said, the event reflects the institute’s belief in preserving the environment, especially beaches that impact directly on biological diversity in Kuwait.

The aim of this campaign is to increase awareness of preserving the environment and reducing pollution, he noted.– NNN-XINHUA