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Oman Water Week to be held from Jan 22

20 Jan 2024 Oman Water Week to be held from Jan 22 By OUR CORRESPONDENT

Muscat – To support the future of the water sector in the sultanate, Nama Water Services will organise Oman Water Week from January 22 to 24.

Oman Water Week will be a transformative event bringing together professionals, policymakers, researchers and experts from the water sector. Focused on shaping a sustainable future, the conference will serve as a platform for knowledge exchange, innovation and collaboration.

The event will also highlight how Oman can transform its water sector to become more resilient, sustainable, flexible and efficient.

The event will cover a wide range of topics, including the impact of climate change on water resources, new technologies and approaches to water management, and the use of water as a source of energy.

There will also be discussions on the legal and political aspects of water management, and how public-private partnerships can help improve water infrastructure.

Qais bin Saud al Zakwani, CEO of Nama Water Services, stated that the sultanate is committed to a sustainable economy and has developed a road map to achieve net zero by 2050 through strategic initiatives aimed at reducing the carbon footprint in the key economic sectors and building a sustainable future.

He added, “As the key player in Oman’s water sector, Nama Water Services has taken the initiative to host this annual gathering to engage all key stakeholders to discuss how the water sector could be the enabler for sustainable development in Oman.”

Oman Water Week will provide a platform for experts, researchers, policymakers and industry professionals to share  insights, exchange knowledge and engage in meaningful discussions that will shape the future of the water sector in the sultanate, Zakwani informed.

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