Saudi Wildlife Authority participates in U.S. summit
February 22, 2012
The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Wildlife Authority, Prince Bandar bin Saud bin Mohammad, is heading the Saudi delegation to the Summit of Bodies In Charge of Marine Reserves in San Francisco, California. The event was organized by the Office of U.S. National Marine Sanctuaries, an affiliate of the U.S. Administration of Oceans and Atmosphere. In a press statement, Prince Bandar said that the Saudi government has given great attention to the preservation of land and marine biodiversity, noting the establishment of 16 protected areas, including three marine reserves in the Red Sea and Arab Gulf.