Ayla, Jordan Society for the Conservation of Turtles and Tortoises Sign MOU to Protect Marine Life

Ayla Oasis Development Company” and the “Jordan Society for the Conservation of Turtles and Tortoises” on Sunday signed a memorandum of understanding that aims to promote the protection and conservation of Ayla’s marine life and sea turtles. This agreement, which was signed by Ayla’s Managing Director Eng Sahl Dudin and the Chairman of JSCTT Dr. Abeer Bilbeisi, demonstrates Ayla’s commitment to protecting the environment and adopting the best environmental practices to contribute to sustainable tourism. Ayla’s Managing Director, Sahl Dudin, emphasized the importance of partnering with local organizations that specializes in protecting nature. This partnership with JSCTT, an expert organization in protecting natural resources, will help Ayla achieve the best results and contribute towards their aims of becoming a sustainable green project. Dudin also expressed his hope in achieving a major milestone through this partnership and advancing Ayla’s plans regarding promoting eco-tourism. Dr. Abeer Bilbeisi, Chairman of the JSCTT organization, stated: “We are proud of this partnership with Ayla, through which we will implement the best global standards adopted in the protection of natural resources and harness our energies to be a model in the conservation of sea turtles at the Aqaba level and the region.” This partnership will contribute to the preservation of Ayla’s marine turtle species, which are classified as endangered by the IUCN Red List and promote the recovery of sea turtles on the Aqaba coast in particular and the Gulf of the Red Sea. It is worth mentioning that Ayla hosts three sea turtles as part of its eco-system, to preserve and protect in their seas that will be the starting point for these turtles to migrate to the Gulf’s Red Sea, which is renowned for having 75% variety of sea creatures. In addition to the white sand beaches that will provide a suitable environment for the sea turtles to grow.

Source: Jordan News Agency