Yemeni Delegation to Participate in the Second World Water Forum at the Hague [Archives:2000/11/Local News]

March 13 2000

A Yemeni official delegation will be heading this week to the Hague in the Netherlands to participate in the Second World Water Forum which will be held during the period from 17-22 March. The delegation, which will consist of several key experts in the field of water and water projects will also be accompanied by representatives from some Yemeni NGOs and Women associations.
Besides the delegation, 3 newspaper representatives will also be going to the Hague in order to cover the events and report them directly to their headquarters in Yemen. These newspapers are Al-Thawra, Al-Ayyam, and Yemen Times.
Engineer Jamal Mohammed Abdu Chairman of General Authority for Water Resources pointed out that Yemen would participate in several sessions including youth activity and will participate in public meetings during which several working papers will be presented from regions including Arab states. Some of the topics in which Yemen will concentrate on are water harvesting, rain harnessing, and agriculture.