Water Science and Technology Association Discusses Five Years Business Strategy

The Water Science and Technology Association conducted its Board of Directors 2nd Meeting in Salalaj, Oman last Friday. Eng Ali Reda Hussain chaired the meeting attended by its members from the GCC. The meeting discussed preparation of the strategic plan of the Association, which is to be publicized soon. Preparations for the 10th Gulf Water Conference scheduled to be held during 24 – 26 April 2012 hosted by (Kahrama), Qatar was also discussed. The Chairman of the Scientific Committee presented his report regarding the latest developments in receiving scientific papers for the sessions of the Conference.

The conference and exhibition constitute among the basic activities of the association apart from conducting various training courses and workshops in GCC countries. The 10th Gulf Water Conference is to be held under the banner “The Water-Energy-Food Nexus”, in cooperation with Kahrama, Qatar and the General Secretariat of the GCC. So far, the scientific committee has received around 15 abstracts and the submission deadline is set for 31st October 2011. The Scientific Committee members were selected and the the 1st meeting is planned to be held in Bahrain on 22 Sept. 2011.

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