UAE takes part in South Korea's International Water Week

ABU DHABI, 30th October, 2016 (WAM) — A UAE delegation has participated in the activities of the International Water Week held earlier this month in Daegu, Republic of Korea.

The delegation, which included representatives from the Ministry of Energy and the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi, EAD, was led by Dr. Mohamed Yousef Al Madfaei, Executive Director of the Integrated Environment Policy and Planning Sector at EAD.

On the sidelines of the event, the delegation took part in a round table talk with industry leaders and a preparatory meeting to discuss efforts between the UAE and South Korea in the water resources sector.

During the meeting, officials from both sides discussed aspects of cooperation and joint ventures in order to put into effect a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, that was signed by the governments of the two counties in 2015. The MoU will see the two sides share experiences and knowledge in the fields of innovation and water technologies, as well as support developmental policies and strategies for the sustainable management of water resources.