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Qatar attends RCUWM board meet

Qatar attends RCUWM board meet

Tribune News Network
DOHA
Qatar, represented by Minister of State for Energy Affairs HE Saad Sherida Al Kaabi, yesterday participated in the 11th Governing Board Meeting of the Regional Centre on Urban Water Management (RCUWM).
The meeting, held under the auspices of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), was held with the participation of Oman, Iraq, Iran, Armenia, Azerbaijan, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan.
In his remarks, Kaabi welcomed the members of the Council and voiced Qatar’s appreciation for the invitation to take part in this important meeting, which would help enhance regional and international cooperation in water management.
He appreciated the efforts made to create a culture for the optimal use and rationalisation of water resources in a way that will positively reflect people’s lives and welfare.
Minister of Energy of Iran and President of RCUWM Reza Ardakanian opened the meeting by reviewing the Center’s activities and achievements, noting the importance of its long and medium-term programmes in achieving the objectives UNESCO’s programme.
On his part, the Center’s Director Ali Javushian highlighted the recommendations of the tenth meeting. The meeting, which was held virtually and attended by Kahramaa President Eng Essa bin Hilal Al Kuwari, discussed expanding cooperation between member states in the water sector.
The Governing Council is the most important decision-making body in the Regional Center for Urban Water Management, and it consists of 17 members from Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Egypt, Germany, India, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan and Turkey.

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