Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University organizes an exhibition and awareness workshops about environmental awareness
Imam Abdul Rahman bin Faisal University is participating in the activities of the Saudi Environment Week, which was launched under the generous patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Governor of the Eastern Province, under the slogan “Our environment is our Responsibility” organized by the branch of the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture in Al Khobar Corniche.
IAU wing displays patents obtained by university affiliates, including the ecological tree for the production of electric power and air purification, in addition to a patent for use of green plants treated with nano-titanium oxide to get rid of air pollutants.
The participation also included a scientific program presented by several environmental specialists from the university. On the first day, the Associate Professor of Plant Environment, Dr. Wafaa Al-Tisan from the College of Science, presented a lecture entitled “The Environment is a National Decision for a Sustainable Future Vision,” and several topics that will be covered during the event days.
Dr. Al-Youssef, IAU Supervisor of General Relations added that this year’s participation came per the important role played by the university in preserving the environment through its academic projects, colleges, and employees, as it was keen to prepare all means to preserve the environment in its buildings and facilities, and to clarify the importance of this through messages of continuous awareness and initiatives offered throughout the year.
Al-Youssef called on community members and specialists to take advantage of the held exhibition, for the sake of the environment and for the sake of this land, so that everyone would be happy with an environmentally conscious society.