2000 News Story

Kingdom celebrates Earth Day 2000

The National Commission for Wildlife Conservation and Development (NCWCD) plans to celebrate International Earth day, to be observed today under the theme 'Being Part of This Great World', with a film show at its headquarters in Riyadh. The Kingdom has won international honors for its work on environmental issues, and NCWCD Chairman Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz, Second Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector-General, is in the list of the top ten individuals worldwide who work for the conservation of the earth.