WSTA General Assembly and the Newly Elected Board Meetings

The newly elected Board of Directors held its first meeting on Saturday, August 29, 2015, which was recently formed in the last Annual General Meeting. The meeting has resulted in the distribution of administrative positions for WSTA of which Mr. Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Mahmoud, from Qatar was unanimously selected as the Chairman of the Board, Dr. Ahmed Ali Murad from the UAE as Vice-President, Engineer Tawfiq Yousef Algsham from Saudi Arabia, as Secretary and Engineer Mohamed Qambar from as the Treasurer.

The new Board members appointed are Dr. Mohammed Falah al-Rashidi of Kuwait representatives of the General Secretariat of the GCC, Dr. Walid Khalil Zubari from Bahrain, Dr. Mohamad Ali Murad from Kuwait, Engineers Hamad Khamis Alhatami and Rashid Yahya Alabri from Oman, Dr. Abdul Aziz Suleiman AL Turbak and Dr. Ali Abdullah Aljalaud from Saudi Arabia.

Said Eng. Ali Redha Hussain, WSTA Executive Director, that the Council discussed at its first meeting a range of topics related to the activities of the Association during the next 2 years. These will include a range of scientific and social activities, including the preparations for the 12th Gulf Water Conference to be held in Bahrain in March 2017 and a number of workshops and training courses. The meeting also agreed on a number of activities related to WSTA cooperation and coordination with Regional and International Associations, in addition to its presence in selective water related conferences held regionally and globally.

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