Water carrier project to begin in 2023 — ministry

Water Ministry
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AMMAN — Secretary-General of the Water Ministry Jihad Al-Mahameed said that since the National Water Carrier Project started in 2020, 13 global coalitions have presented offers, of which five had been selected, Al-Mamlaka TV reported.اضافة اعلان

The project will provide 300 million cubic meters of water to all governorates of Jordan for drinking and household purposes.

Speaking on Monday during the UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) launch of the final workshop of the project “Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Water Efficiency/Productivity and Water Sustainability in the Near East and North Africa”, Mahameed said that work on the project will commence next year and is expected to be completed in 2028.

The workshop, launched with funding from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, discussed the main results of activities carried out across the country with local partners.

It aimed to present the key outcomes of these activities, develop a plan to institutionalize some of the modern methods presented by the project, discuss lessons learned through the presentation of studies, develop a plan for work sustainability, and discuss the various tasks of stakeholders.

It also aimed to enhance cooperation on the regional and global levels by organizing several dialogue sessions and meetings, and by encouraging the establishment of working groups for institutions with common interests.

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