H.E Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Minister of Oil, congratulated Mr. Javier Manzanares on his appointment as a Chief Executive Officer of the Green Climate Fund, stressing that this appointment is for the efforts of Mr. Javier and for his high skills in the field of climate. Hoping to achieve more achievements in enhancing cooperation for the implementation of several sustainable development projects in the field of climate change, in order to reduce the environmental risks resulting from pollution.
H.E. the Minister of Oil highly appreciated the role played by the GCF in financing various environmental projects aimed at encouraging Member States to shift towards low-emission development paths and being capable of adapting to climate change. As well as supporting developing countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to the effects of climate change.
It is worth mentioning that the Kingdom of Bahrain is hosting the 21st meeting of the Green Climate Fund now during the period 15-21 October 2018.