2004 News Story

Public and private sector partnerships in power and water

The Ministry of Water and Electricity, in cooperation with the French Embassy, will organize in Riyadh tomorrow a Saudi-French forum under the title 'The Partnership of the Public and Private Sectors in the Field of Water and Electricity'. Deputy Minister of Water and Electricity Abdullah Al-Hussein commented that the forum reflects the strong cooperation that exists between the Kingdom and France in that field, noting that a number of French companies had contributed to the more than 30 water studies carried out by the Ministry, and adding that the door is open for investment in this area.