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  • 19 Oct 2018- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAMA, Bahrain As the board of the United Nations' Green Climate Fund (GCF) meets in Manama this week, uncertainty swirls around the entity's funding and spending, and a contentious oil wastewater cleaning application from the Kingdom of
  • 23 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAMA, Bahrain The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has started technical studies on a common regional water network, Bahraini Minister of Electricity and Water Abdel-Hussein Ben Ali Merza said last week. “The studies will be conducted in the eastern
  • 2 Oct 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAMA, Bahrain The common water network that Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are planning to construct will cost some $10.5 billion USD, according to Bahraini Minister of Electricity and Water Abdel-Mohsen Ben Ali Merza. “The project will be
  • The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) this week signed $1.3 billion USD worth of funding agreements with the Bahraini government. The funds will be earmarked for development projects, mainly water, sanitation and energy projects.
  • Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member countries plan to complete a common water network by 2020, according to officials in the region.
  • 15 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)  member countries on June 12 agreed to move forward with establishing a common water network that would also include Egypt. The decision came during the extraordinary meeting in Riyadh of the GCC
  • 12 Dec 2011- 15:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia’s National Water Co. (NWC) plans to spend $66.4 billion USD on water and wastewater projects over the next eight years, as water consumption grows faster than the kingdom’s burgeoning population, a crisis that threatens
  • 20 Jun 2011- 14:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Arab countries will be among the top attractors of investment in water and irrigation sectors in the near future, according to a report published by Deutsche Bank earlier this month. Over the next few years, large-scale investment will be
  • 13 Dec 2010- 23:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Indian water infrastructure company VA Tech Wabag and Japan's Sumitomo Corporation signed an agreement to partner for large water infrastructure projects. The alliance will allow Sumitomo to boost its global water infrastructure
  • 6 Oct 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAMA, Bahrain Bahrain-headquartered United International Bank (UIB) has bought UK-based water treatment firm BWA Water Additives, which specializes in development and marketing of high performance specialty chemicals for water treatment. With the
  • 18 May 2008- 23:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAMA, Bahrain- The deadline for the Addur Independent Power and Water Project (IWPP) has been moved to June 4, according to the Ministry of Finance. That's a delay of almost one month. No specific reasons have been given for the new deadline.
  • 14 Apr 2008- 10:09 by Local Press Report MANAMA, Bahrain TradeArabia News Service — Climate change, which has brought longer spells of dry weather to Bahrain, could have a serious effect on the country's economy, according to Dr. Fawzi Amin, assistant undersecretary of training and planning at
  • 4 Feb 2008- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAMA, Bahrain- Bahrain's Finance Ministry has issued a request for proposals (RfP) for the contract to build the Addur independent water and power project (IWPP). Bahraini officials have set a deadline for proposals of April 23. The ministry says