Ajman Municipality and Planning Department unveils details of AIEC 2016 conference

AJMAN, 24th February, 2016 (WAM) — Khalid Mueen Al Hosani, Head of the Organising Committee of Ajman International Environment Conference, AIEC 2016, on “Smart Cities and Green Innovation”, announced details of the conference and all the panel sessions and keynote addresses that will be held.

The 4th edition of the conference will take place on March 2nd and 3rd at the Sheikh Zayed Center for Conferences and Exhibitions at the Ajman University of Science and Technology (AUST) in Ajman. The conference and exhibition are expected to attract numerous experts and professionals in environment, water and energy from all over the world.

The announcement was made at a press conference and in the presence of members of the organising committee, media representatives, senior officials from the department and the strategic partners of the conference.

Khalid Mueen Al Hosani, who is also the Executive Director of the Public Health and Environment Sector, Municipality and Planning Department of Ajman, said that the conference has helped increase the economic activities in the emirate of Ajman, after the reduction of the environmental pollution and waste, which undermine the quality of life and wellbeing in modern cities.

“This year theme of the 4th edition of the conference, demonstrates our eagerness to accelerate the adoption of effective, cutting-edge and sustainable methods that ensure a change is made in the habits and practices to establish smart cities where environment and natural resources are conserved for a brighter tomorrow for our future generation.”

Al Hosani said that the opening ceremony will be attended by H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman and other dignitaries and senior officials including H.H. Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of Ajman Municipality and Planning Department and Chairman of the Conference.

Al Hosani stressed that the Ajman International Environment Conference aims to effectively contribute to supporting and achieving the objectives of the Ajman Vision 2021, launched by H.H. Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman and Chairman of the Ajman Executive Council.

The Ajman Vision 2021 aims to turn the emirate into an investment destination and to achieve sustainable development, so as to enhance the well-being and happiness of its citizens and residents. The emirate seeks to attract investments in green economy and sustainable development sectors, as well as to offer facilities and incentives to investors in the industries.

“The theme of the fourth edition of the Ajman International Environment Conference reflects nationwide efforts – across the UAE – to build a sustainable economy that can cope with population growth and urban expansion,” added Hosani.