Project

Eliminating Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) through Sound Management of Chemicals

06 Nov 2020

Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic situation, the inception workshop was held online on 5 November 2020. The inception workshop was opened by Minister of State for Environment Dr.Abdulla Naseer. Deputy Resident Representative of UNDP Ms. Vera Hakeem delivered opening remarks. During the opening ceremony, the state minister highlighted the importance of sound management of chemicals and stressed that one of the major development under this project would be the establishment of an interim storage facility for chemicals management and disposal of 24 tonnes of PCB contaminated oil and equipment.