Iraq chairs the meeting of the Technical Committee of the Arab Ministerial Council for Water
23/1/2018 12:00 am
[rtl]Discusses rights in the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
Cairo / Esraa Khalifa
The 16th meeting of the Scientific Scientific Advisory Committee of the Arab Ministerial Council for Water at the senior official level chaired by the Director-General of the General Authority for the operation of irrigation and drainage projects in the Ministry of Water Resources Ali Radi. The meeting began Monday at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States to prepare a draft agenda for the executive office of the Arab Ministerial Council for Water at its 12th meeting scheduled for Wednesday in Cairo.
The Director of the Department of Environment, Housing and Water Resources at the Arab League, Dr. Jamal Jaballah said: "The Committee will discuss over three days a number of water issues in the Arab countries, foremost of which is to support Iraq's rights in the water resources of Tigris and Euphrates rivers and follow up the implementation of the operational plan for the water security strategy in Arab Region to meet the future challenges and requirements for sustainable development, as well as follow up on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Plan 2030 for water ".
"The meeting also discusses Arab cooperation in the use of shared water resources and the Arab preparation for the eighth World Water Forum and discussion
Regional Initiative correlation between energy, water and food sectors in the Arab countries and their activities with the presentation of experiences and success stories of leading Arab countries in the field of water resources and projects, as well as discuss strengthening the negotiating capacities of Arab States on shared water resources with non - state
The Gap God" The Committee will also discuss cooperation with Arab and international organizations and relevant funding institutions within the framework of the Arab Ministerial Water Council for 2017-2018. The meeting will also hear a presentation by the State of Kuwait on preparations for the Third Arab Water Conference to be held in the State of Kuwait. Wet next May, along with discussion of the report on the Israeli occupation authority practices in the Arab water theft of the occupied Syrian Golan and southern Lebanon and the occupied Palestinian territories. "[/rtl]
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