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  • WORLD WATER DAY 2013

    Posted On : 23-Mar-2013

    The Oman Water Society celebrates the World Water Day 2013 in conjunction with the Department of Soils and Water Agriculture Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University and Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources. The event organized under the patronage of H.E. Eng. Ali bin Mohammed Al Abrri, Undersecretary of Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources for Water Resources Affairs. The celebration programme include scientific workshop entitled "Water Cooperation Towards Resources Sustainability" that held on the 23rd of March 2013 at Al Fahm Hall, Cultural Center (SQU). The workshop covered multiple aspects including cultural, educational, scientific, religious, ethical, social, political, legal, institutional and economic. The workshop covered most of the topics related to the water cooperation by bringing international, national and regional experts together. Key note speakers tackled the following topics; the Water legislatives and regulatives, Socio-economics of water, conflict resolution and Resources transboundary. Eng. Rashid Al Abri, a member of the Scientific Committee highlights the society role in water management and conservation in general, and it's role in cooperation with all water sectores and stackholders. He also summerized all the activities and achievments of the OWS during the last two years. In addition to the workshop, the Sultan Qaboos University students organized an open day in to raise the public awareness with regard to water resources and the role of society in preserving such resource. The events held from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm in March 21, 2013 at Al Sahwa Park and at City Center Carrefour in March 23, 2013.