The Deputy Prime Minister announced KRG plans to seriously working on protecting the environment.
Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani received a number of environmental experts and academics in Erbil to listen to their viewpoints about the environment of the Kurdistan region.
Nowadays, no governance is good if environmental protection is not a strategic priority, and no society is a responsible conscious living society that is not sensitive to its environment, the DPM said in the meeting.
He added that the meeting discussed plans on how to combat environmental degradation and in the future their cabinet hold wider meetings at the level of experts in the region and Iraq.
They will hold a meeting on Monday with the participation of the relevant ministries and parties of the KRG that is aimed at prioritizing the issue of the environment, Talabani noted.
To better protect the region’s environment all consuls and diplomatic envoys in the Kurdistan Region are to prepare a comprehensive plan with international assistance and friendly countries to combat the issue, Qubad Talabani said.