Irrigation minister partakes in 1st int’l conference of NAPWS

Minister of Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Aati took part Wednesday in the first international conference held by the National Authority for Potable Water and Sewage.

The event was held as part of the mounting and constant interest in water issues, which are deemed a major concern for the whole world, amid the phenomena of water scarcity, rising drought, and the regional and international challenges, Abdel Aati said.

The conference activities are including the inauguration of Watrex Expo, the 4th leading trade fair for water and wastewater treatment on March 20-22 at Egypt International Exhibition Center.

The minister highlighted that around two billion people in more than 22 states, most of them are developing countries, are suffering from water scarcity and lack of drinking water.

Source: State Information Service Egypt