Jordan and UK discuss water cooperation

AMMAN — Talks on various challenges related to the aftermath of the Syrian refuge crisis, were discussed between the Jordanian Minister of Water and Irrigation, Hazem Al-Nasser, and a British delegation from the Department for International Development, on Monday.

According to the Petra News Agency, the minister reviewed issues pertaining to the water sector and its management after water demand rose to record levels.

The delegation was briefed on an economy stimulus package implemented by the water sector aimed at creating more jobs, advance the engagement of the private sector in the management and development of water resources, to make a positive impact on the national economy performance this year.

Al-Nasser appreciated the great support extended by donor nations, particularly Britain and other friendly and brotherly countries to face urgent conditions in the water sector, Petra added.

The British delegation emphasised the importance of expanding cooperation and providing solutions in the field of water management.

Source: Emirates News Agency