Qatar stressed the importance of responding to environmental challenges collectively to find the appropriate solutions.
This came during the statement of HE the Minister of Municipality and Environment Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki al-Subaie during the UN Summit on Biodiversity.
HE al-Subaie highlighted Qatar's commitment to environmental development in its 2030 vision, naming it one of its four pillars.
Preserving biodiversity is one of national developmental strategies.
He stressed Qatar's commitment to legislation and environmental initiatives to raise awareness on biodiversity, particularly in Qatar.
HE the Minister added that the event reflects the commitment to protecting biodiversity and the efforts made to achieve sustainable development on a global level.
He said that the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development showed the close connection between its goals and protecting biodiversity.
He noted that the multilateral UN agreements would help enhance comprehensive co-operation between countries and build capabilities in protecting biodiversity.
HE the Minister stressed the importance of global co-operation to prepare ambitious plans and initiatives to protect biodiversity.
He concluded his statement by expressing his thanks to the organizers, and expressed hope that it could yield fruitful outcomes.