Zayed International Foundation for Environment to honour winners of Emirates Appreciation Award on Tuesday

DUBAI, 25th January, 2016 (WAM)–The Zayed International Foundation for Environment, will honour winners of Emirates Appreciation Award on Tuesday at Hyatt Grand Hotel, Dubai.

The event will be held under the patronage of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and in cooperation with the Ministry of Environment and Water This was announced by Dr. Rashid Ahmed bin Fahad, Minister of Environment and Water and the Head of the Award Judgment Panel at a press conference, held Bustan Rotana Hotel in Dubai today. Dr. Mohammed Ahmed bin Fahad, Chairman of the Higher Committee of Zayed International Foundation for Environment and Dr. Abdul Rahman Al Sharhan, Secretary-General of Emirates Appreciation Award were also present.

The minister congratulated the winners of the Award in its second edition, noting that Mohammed Ahmed Al Bowardi, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Defence and the winner of Emirates Appreciation Award “is one of those who had learnt from the school of environment figure – the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and also from President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.”

He pointed out that Al Bowardi’s winning of the Award “is a recognition to his valuable efforts in the field of environmental protection and preservation of the species,” adding that he had presented to future generations a proof of his achievements that would contribute significantly to the development of environmental work.