Ezdan Real Estate Company, a subsidiary of Ezdan Holding Group, has recently celebrated the Earth Day, which falls on April 22 every year. The celebration event took place in the Al Wakrah National Park, under the sponsorship of Ezdan Mall, the Qatar Canadian Co. for Nurseries & Ornamental Plants (QCC) and Dandy Corporation.
The festivities were organized in cooperation with Al Wakrah Municipality included an array of diverse activities in which employees of the Group and its subsidiaries participated, in addition to Al-Wakrah Independent Primary School for Girls, Vision International School and GEMS Academy. Remarkable interaction of the participating children was witnessed, as they enjoyed the cheerful activities that dealt with environmental conservation values and raising awareness about harmful environmental habits and ways to prevent them. Earth Day celebration activities included also drawing and coloring sessions and courses on planting, as well as waste recycling.
Commenting on the event, Chief Operating Officer of the Group Dr. Moussa Al-Awwad said: "The Earth Day is a great opportunity to remind ourselves of the importance of preserving the environment and its resources from exhaustion. Earth Day galvanizes the community to reinforce its commitment to building a sustainable environment. Therefore, we are urged to take action to find effective ways and solutions to curb causes of pollution and we need to conduct constant search for clean, renewable energy sources such as solar energy. To this, we have been keen to organize an integrated and diverse range of activities and events with the participation of various community groups, led by school students who represent the future generations with the aim confirm our mission and make them aware of the need to preserve the planet and the environment around us through the rationalization of energy consumption and increasing green areas for a safe and brighter future for our children. "
He added that Ezdan Real Estate Company celebration of the Earth Day is an integral part of Ezdan Holding Group strategy to ensure it social responsibility role in an optimum mode, stressing the importance of investing these community events to reach different groups of people and interact with them in an edutainment atmosphere to achieve the best results.
Acting General Manager of Ezdan Real Estate Company Mr. Omar Al Yafei delivered a speech during the celebration in which he stressed the company's active role in the various social, religious, national and environmental occasions, extraordinarily contributing to serve the community through joining hands with various parties to show respect and commitment when dealing with the environment and to instill noble values in future generations.
Yafei stressed on the need to spread awareness of the importance of preserving the environment and its resource as well as protecting it from pollution risks and depletion. He recommended that looking for alternative clean, renewable energy such as solar energy instead of traditional one will be appreciated and the best solution for maintain sustainability.
It is worth mentioning that Ezdan Real Estate celebrated Earth Day last year in collaboration with the Friends of the Environment Center of Qatar Foundation, recording significant success in attracting hundreds of participants who flocked to Ezdan Village (11) where the events took place. The company is keen to leave a prominent footprint through its constant participation in various similar events, as it has recently feted the National Sports Day in an atmosphere full of fun and awareness for visitors of all ages and nationalities. Activities varied between football, basketball, table tennis, Taekwondo, darts, as well as table and mind games.