Jafo:Environmentalists should carry out their duties effectively

11Jun 2021
Enock Charles
Dar es Salaam
The Guardian
Jafo:Environmentalists should carry out their duties effectively

Minister of State in the Vice President's Office Union Affairs and Environment, Selemani Jafo has called on environmental Consultants to carry out their duties effectively and in compliance with the law.

H.E Selemani Jafo

Speaking in the meeting with environmental experts in Dar es salaam , Jafo said that the government  entirely  depends on their expertise.

He said the objective of the conference was to build capacity and adopt newly created  environmental guidelines.

The Minister  said Environment Impact Assessment is very important for the benefit of investors as well as our environment .

Jafo  called on the experts to be on the frontline in providing environment advice to the investors so that they can have productive and beneficial investments.He urged the environmentalists  to make sure that the environment is  not deteriorated due to social activities.

For his part, the National Environment Management Council (NEMC) Director General  Dr. Samuel Gwamaka said that initially there were regulations for guiding experts on the environment that had  been abolished, adding that they had created new regulations starting effectively March 19, 2021.

Dr. Samuel Gwamaka

He further called on to adhere to the environmental principles, laws and regulations  such as registering their projects .

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