August 2019. Muscat: Represented by the Marine Sciences and Fisheries Center of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, the Sultanate of Oman has won an award in Saudi Arabia for best environment management in the Islamic world in 2018-19.
This remarkable award was granted to the Marine Sciences and Fisheries Center for their project, ‘Verifying the Age and Growth of Spotted Small Spots in the Northwest Coast of the Sea of Oman’.
Additionally, the environmental award focuses on the Arab Region’s environment management sector. It encourages Arab countries on sustainable development, and highlights the successful Arab and international practices in the same field.
It is scheduled that the winners will receive their award at the opening ceremony of the eighth Islamic Environment Ministers Conference, which will be held at the headquarters of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in October in Rabat, Morocco.