The first edition of "Bahrain-Korea Environmental Cooperation Forum" will be held on November 12.

The forum, co-hosted by the two countries, will discuss global environmental challenges and ways for future cooperation.

Bahrain Supreme Council of Environment (SCE) and Korean Ministry of Environment (MOE) have invited experts from relevant government authorities, international organizations, academies, and environmental companies in Bahrain.

Dr. Mohamed Bin Daina, SCE CEO, Ambassador Hyoeun Kim, Deputy Director of Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Dr. Dong-gu Kim, Director General of Korea's Ministry of Environment, will focus on the international efforts towards climate change and offer their views on how to tackle the issue better.

The Forum will present the two countries' environmental policies, followed by Korea's experience and best practices.

Korea's Ministry of Environment will lead a Korean delegation consisting of Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI), Korea Environmental Industry Association (KEIA), Sudokwon Landfill Site Management Corporation (SLC), and five Korean environmental companies.

The Korean companies have high technology in eco-friendly waste management and renewable energy - solar energy and waste-to-energy generation such as biomass, sewage sludge recycling.