News-10172017-20 - mrmwr

News-10172017-20

Water ministers to discuss key issues

 


Shaikh Abdullah bin Salim al Rowas, Regional Municipalities and Water Resources Minister, left for Cairo yesterday to attend a two-day meeting of the Arab Ministerial Council for Water which opens today. The ministers will discuss the water security strategy in the Arab region in the face of the challenges and the future requirements, follow up implementation of the integrated administration project of water resources and review the millennium goals in terms of water supply, sanitation and the Arab preparation for the 6th World Water Forum due to be held in Marseille, France in 2012. The ministers will also discuss enhancing the negotiating capacities of Arab states in respect to the joint water resources with non-Arab countries, determine the prize of the Arab Ministerial Council for Water for 2012 and discuss what has been achieved in the council`s activities in 2009 and 2010.