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WSTA 2017-2018 term Elections & New Board members

October 26, 2017

The newly elected Board of Directors held its first meeting on Friday, August 25, 2017, immediately after the 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 for the second time as the Chairman of the Board, Dr. Waleed Khalil Zubari from the Bahrain as Vice-President, Dr. Mohamed Al Rasheedi, representatives of the General Secretariat of the GCC from Kuwait, as Secretary and Engineer Mohamed Swar from Bahrain as the Treasurer.

The new Board members appointed are Dr. Mohamed Fahad Al-Rashid from Kuwait, Dr. Ahmed Ali Murad from UAE, Engineer Hamad Khamis Alhatami and Dr. Rashid Yahya Alabri from Oman, Dr. Abdul Aziz Suleiman AL Turbak and Dr. Ali Abdullah Aljalaud from Saudi Arabia.

The Board discussed at its first meeting a range of topics related to the recommendations brought up in the AGM concerning activities of the Association during the next 2 years. These will include a range of scientific and social activities, including the preparations for the 13th Gulf Water Conference decided to be held in Kuwait in March 2019. The meeting also agreed to hold the next meeting in Kuwait to discuss in details all the above issues and may arrange a meeting with the proposed host of the conference, HE The Minister of Electricity and Water.

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