Posted on October 16, 2011

Qatar's first International Environment Protection Conference & Exhibition to open tomorrow in partnership with Qatar Cool and the Ministry of Environment under the patronage of H.E. Abdullah bin Mubarak AlMidhadi.

Qatar Cool CEO Fayad Al Khatib and management to attend the opening ceremony along with high profile ministers and VIPs.

"As part of our commitment to sustainable business development in Qatar, Qatar Cool are proud to be gold sponsors of the first ecoQExhibition and Conference. ecoQ will help us to showcase our district cooling technology among 50 local and international companies to exchange the latest and most advanced information on subjects related to the environment and sustainable energy solutions," commented the CEO.

Fayad Al Khatib - CEO Qatar Cool

"Going green starts with awareness. We believe that it is our duty as the private sector to engage the public so as to develop greater awareness, thereby supporting the public sector in building a greener future. If we can change our point of view, we can shape our situation and we will have resources to change the world," he added.

"The development of green technologies and the implementation of a green infrastructure across our industry is creating a positive cycle in which economic growth is parallel to environmental protection. We hope to spread our growth model in this perspective beyond borders," he said after the inauguration.

Qatar Cool, who are exhibiting among global business leaders and investors in the environmental, renewable energy and sustainability sectors,opened their exhibition standtodayto the delegates and general public.

EcoQ is an international annual exhibition & conference taking place in Qatar for three days from 16 to 18 October 2011, at Doha International Exhibitions Centre. The 10,000-sqm expo will showcase technologies and products on environment protection and sustainable energy covering various related sectors.

In addition to the business aspect of the exhibition, a number of presentations, workshops and campaigns are planned in parallel to ecoQ to increase public awareness on environmental issues.

source: Ameinfo