2004 News Story

Water and irrigation exhibition opens in Dammam tomorrow

Minister of Water and Electricity Abdullah Al-Hussein will open in Dammam tomorrow an international exhibition focusing on water supply, irrigation and the environment, under the title ‘Rationalization is the right option for everyone’. About 120 national and international companies are participating in the four-day show, organized by the Dhahran International Exhibitions Company in cooperation with the Ministry, the Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC), the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) and the Saudi Engineers Commission. On the fringes of the show, workshops will discuss issues pertaining to rationalization of energy and water consumption as well as privatization of the water sector.