Health and Environment Ministry asked the international community to keep the Iraqi environment

2016/05/22 22:24


The Ministry of health and the environment, called on Sunday the international community to stand by Iraq in preserving the environment, while stressing Iraq's participation in the meeting of the General Assembly "for the success of global environmental action.

The information Office of the Ministry said in a statement received (range), a copy of it, that "Iraq participated in a delegation from the Ministry of health and the environment for the General Assembly meetings of the unep environment with second session in Kenyan capital Nairobi for the period from 22 to 28 this month.

And Technical Secretary at the Ministry of health and environment said, agricultural Jassim "Iraq delegation participating in the meetings of the United Nations General Assembly the unep with the second session in the Kenyan capital Nairobi to elect the Bureau of the General Assembly on environment and provide support to the success of global environmental action.

Agricultural added that the Iraqi delegation called for United Nations support to all organizations to Iraq and is the mightiest terrorist attack targeting human and environment ", adding that" the General Assembly meetings involved 193 to UNEP and the world body is a problem before the United Nations. "

He continued "Alfalahi General Assembly of the United Nations for the environment to guide global policies to protect the environment and make decisions that will lead international efforts to tackle environmental issues, emergency and permanent", adding that "this organization officially runs the United Nations Environment Programme [UNEP] and draw his powers and work programmes", stating that health and Environment Minister conveyed to the participants in the Nairobi meetings. "

It is said that, Iraq was elected Vice President of the General Assembly of the United Nations to UNEP Environment representing the Asia Pacific which gave to Iraq considerable role in decision making on environmental matters at the level of the Asian continent and especially in Iraq and the region