Deputy PM opens Gulf Water Conference
(Manama) – His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa the Prime Minister deputized Deputy Premier Shaikh Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa in inaugurating the 12th edition of the Gulf Water Conference/Exhibition.
The event is organized by the Society for Water Sciences and Technology on March 28-20 and themed “Towards integrated water strategies in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.”
The 12th edition is the fourth edition of the conference hosted in the Kingdom of Bahrain which attracts the participation of the GGC ministers, officials and members of the Water Resources Council as wells as experts from Bahrain and other GCC countries.
Shaikh Khalid expressed his gratitude and appreciation of the HRH Premier’s consenting and task him to open the conference sessions reflects HRH the Premier’s care and attention to water resources in Bahrain and the GCC countries.
The deputy PM said Bahrain has been one of the leading countries in the region that alerted to the importance of water resources arrangement and management according to scientific policy aimed to achieve the necessary sustainability and efficiency of this vital natural resource.
Law Decree 7/1982 was issued which established Bahrain’s first Water Resources Council more than 35 years ago and defined the nature of the work of this Council, which has recently been restructured by HRH the Prime Minister’s Edict 42/2015.