Turkey to introduce its zero-waste project in Jordan

Turkey to introduce its zero-waste project in Jordan

ANKARA- Anadolu Agency
Turkey to introduce its zero-waste project in Jordan

Turkey's first lady Emine Erdoğan will introduce Zero-Waste Project at a World Economic Forum (WEF) panel in Jordan over the weekend.         

Erdoğan is set to attend the 17th WEF on the Middle East and North Africa on April 6-7 with climate change, peace and reconciliation, youth unemployment and the Fourth Industrial Revolution as key topics.         

She will deliver her speech at the panel titled “Shaking Up the Middle East,” also addressing sustainable environment and fight against climate change.         

Turkey's zero-waste project, led by First Lady Erdoğan, aims to reduce the volume of non-recyclable waste. The project is also marked in the Environmental Performance Review Report of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.         

More than 1,000 government, business and civil society leaders from over 50 countries are expected to participate in the meeting, according to the statement by the WEF.         

The 2019 WEF meeting- held under the theme of “Building New Platforms of Cooperation”, will focus on “shaping a new economic and social model for the region and environmental stewardship in the Arab world.

“Finding common ground in a multi-conceptual world and the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the Arab world” is also on the agenda of the meeting.          

Turkey's Environment and Urbanization Minister Murat Kurum is also expected to deliver a speech at the WEF meeting.     

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