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SourceTimes of Oman

Muscat: Celebrating Oman’s Environment Day, Omran Group, the executive arm of the Sultanate for tourism development, recently organised an environmental campaign to clean Ras al Jinz beach.  Under the slogan “Together We Protect our Environment”, the clean-up was held in collaboration with Ras al Jinz Turtle Reserve, one of the Group’s eco-tourism destinations. Over 80 volunteers participated in the initiative.The campaign was organised in collaboration with volunteers from the Omran Group and Ras al Jinz Turtle Reserve, and in coordination with the Environment Authority and the Municipality of Sur.The event was also supported by Oman Holding Company for Environment Services (be’ah)as well as individuals from the local community and a number of social media influencers.The participants collected more than 250 kilograms of various waste over a stretch of 2 kilometres of Ras Al Jinz beach in a period of three hours.The campaign included a series of awareness activities, including a tour of the Turtle Scientific Centre and an awareness dialogue on the impacts of single use plastic on the environment.This campaign falls under ‘Be’atee’ programme, which is a new Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme devised by Omran Group, that will launch a series of initiatives aimed at encouraging responsible more...