Muscat: Oman Water Week witnessed as many as 500+ participants with about 60 speakers both local and international today at Oman Exhibition and Convention Centre.
Oman Water Week seeks to set an agenda for addressing water challenges in the Sultanate of Oman, build local competencies and transfer knowledge and expertise.
The event also explores the latest technologies and innovations in the water sector with the prime aim of providing sustainable solutions to water challenges, raising environmental awareness and devising a roadmap for sustainable development in Oman.
The topics on the agenda include water policies and strategies, circular economy, operational efficiency, sustainable technologies in the water sector, digital transition and the applications of artificial intelligence.
An exhibition to be held on the sidelines of the water week will showcase the latest innovations and technologies and provide the participants, experts and specialists with an opportunity to exchange knowledge and help shape the future of water use.
The opening ceremony was held under the auspices of Dr. Saud Hamoud Al Habsi, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Water Resources.