At a meeting on Wednesday 29 February 2012, H.E. Eng. Mohamed Saif Al Afkham (pictured), Director General of the Fujairah Municipality, was honoured by Mr. Michael Rees, Managing Director of Eco Cem Consulting.
Rees said that the Fujairah Municipality (under the leadership of Afkham) showed excellence in applying the highest health and safety standards in reducing industrial waste and turning this into new energy sources.
The Managing Director at Eco Cem Consulting said that his company has recycled 57,000 tons of waste in the emirate of Fujairah, turning it into alternative sources of fuel.
The company intends in the future to collect all waste from the emirate, with the cooperation of the Fujairah Municipality, and convert it into alternative fuel.
H.E. Eng. Mohamed Saif Al Afkham said that the Municipality had always sought to preserve the environment and support projects that reduce environmental waste. He commended the success of the Fujairah Municipality, guided by the wise leadership of the United Arab Emirates and its support of large environmental projects.
The meeting was attended by the Deputy Director of the Fujairah Municipality, H.E. Abdulla Al Hantoubi, a number of heads of departments and sections and Mr. Ahmad Nour, Operation Manager at Eco Cem Consult.
More Recent Happenings from the Municipality
MOU Signed Between Fujairah Natural Resources and Arab Industrial Development and Mining, FIF, 1 March 2012.
Hundreds Participate in Fujairah Clean Up Campaign, FIF, 23 February 2012.
Fujairah Municipality Launches ‘Our Mountains, Our Beaches, Our Responsibility’, FIF, 23 February 2012.
Fujairah Explores Cooperation With Tongyeong, South Korea, FIF, 19 February 2012.
Fujairah Municipality’s First Employees Appreciation Day, FIF, 12 February 2012.
Fujairah Emirate First in Region to Go Completely 3D With Google Earth, FIF, 15 December 2011.
Fujairah Municipality Receives Mersin Delegation from Turkey, FIF, 11 December 2011.
Fujairah Joins Clean Up UAE Day, FIF, 8 December 2011.
G-Force Arts Rocks Fujairah With Sound, Light, Dance and Fireworks, FIF, 30 November 2011.
Fujairah Hosts First Forum in Urban Planning, Diversity and Integration, FIF, 29 November 2011.
Fujairah Municipality Celebrates UAE 40th National Day, FIF, 28 November 2011.
‘Spirit of the Union’ Parade through the Streets of Fujairah, FIF, 17 November 2011.
Fujairah Studying Options for Integrated Waste Recycling Systems, FIF, 1 November 2011.
Fujairah Municipality Inspects Fast Food Restaurants this Month, FIF, 22 October 2011.
Fujairah Municipality Building Section Undergoes Evaluation, FIF, 19 October 2011.
Fujairah Continues Rigorous Health and Hygiene Campaign, FIF, 18 October 2011.
Fujairah Celebrates Arab Environment Day, FIF, 16 October 2011.
Fujairah Celebrates Bread with the World, FIF, 12 October 2011.
Fujairah Municipality Launches New Speedy Services, FIF, 12 October 2011.
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