Dubai inaugurates a new Dh2-million station in Jebel Ali to monitor air pollutio

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Dubai has just revealed an advanced air quality monitoring system that can detect 101 distinct air contaminants. This cutting-edge facility, valued at Dh2 million, is a major step forward as the first permanent air quality monitoring station set up by the PCFC (Ports, Customs, and Free Zone Corporation).

Advancements in air quality monitoring

Dubai has recently unveiled a cutting-edge air quality monitoring station equipped with the capability to measure 101 different types of air pollutants. On World Environment Day, Jebel Ali inaugurated this state-of-the-art facility, valued at Dh2 million. It marks a significant milestone as the first fixed air quality monitoring station established by the Ports, Customs, and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC), aligning with the Dubai Quality of Life Strategy 2033.

The initiative reflects the commitment of the PCFC, under the leadership of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, to enhance the overall quality of life in the emirate. Nasser Al Neyadi, CEO of PCFC, emphasized the corporation's dedication to improving environmental sustainability and quality of life. He stressed the critical role of the environment in future development strategies, emphasizing Dubai's pursuit of environmental sustainability and the provision of a healthy living environment for its residents and expatriates.

Strategic Location and Purpose

The selection of Jebel Ali as the station's location is strategic, aimed at enhancing air quality throughout Dubai, particularly in areas under the purview of the corporation. This decision underscores the commitment to ensuring a clean and healthy business environment by conducting continuous monitoring and assessment of air quality.

This groundbreaking initiative represents a significant step towards addressing environmental concerns and promoting sustainable development in Dubai. It underscores the emirate's commitment to adopting innovative solutions to safeguard public health and preserve the natural environment. By investing in cutting-edge technology and infrastructure, Dubai is paving the way for a cleaner, healthier, and more sustainable future for its residents and visitors alike.

The launch event for the monitoring station emphasized the PCFC's commitment to enhancing the quality of life and environmental sustainability. Nasser Al Neyadi, CEO of PCFC, highlighted the corporation's dedication to improving environmental sustainability and quality of life. He emphasized the essential role of the environment in future development strategies, aligning with Dubai's efforts to achieve environmental sustainability and provide a healthy living environment for its residents and expatriates.

Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has been leading initiatives to improve Dubai residents' quality of life, and the installation of this monitoring station is only one small piece of that puzzle. This project highlights the need to consider the environment while planning for future development. It lines up with the emirate's goals of achieving environmental sustainability and creating a healthy and sustainable environment for both locals and foreigners.

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