Khartoum, June 5 (SUNA) - The Ambassadors of Sweden, the Netherlands, Spain, the European Union, representatives of international, local and governmental organizations and the residents of Tuti Island have participated in cleaning the island's beach and market street from waste and garbage, on the occasion of World Environment Day.

A release published on the website of the European Union on facebook indicated that the European Union supports the local and youth initiatives presented through local and international organizations, explaining that this initiative comes within the framework of waste and garbage management projects.

In his speech, Chargé d'Affaires of the European Union, Daniel Weiss, said that the problem of garbage is a real threat to the environment in Sudan and many countries around the world.

He called on Sudanese youth to invent new and local solutions and build community teams to protect the environment in neighborhoods and villages in Sudan, increasing awareness of the problem and harms of garbage and encouraging people to produce less garbage and reduce the rates of littering as well as opening the door for investment in the waste management and recycling to produce new and environmentally friendly goods.

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