Mr Mohammed Ali Al-Khouri, Director of Public Parks at the Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning, said that the Public Parks department is currently implementing a smart system in irrigating all public parks electronically from the department’s headquarters.
He clarified that this system monitors the water supply facilities inside the parks and gives an immediate alarm in case of any deficiency to stop pumping water to the area of the deficiency. The department is looking forward to setting up solar-powered parks to provide the necessary lighting in addition to discussing the cultivation of hanging plants at the frontages Al-Khouri told Al Watan Wal Muwaten newspaper. He further clarified that the department succeeded in bringing nearly 100 new kinds of plants to the public parks. He also affirmed the importance of increasing the green areas inside schools.