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  • 22 Aug 2014- 07:38 by Local Press Report MANAMA Gulf Daily News Asry, the leading ship and rig repair yard in the Arabian Gulf, has agreed a build-operate-transfer (BOT) contract for the completion and upgrading of a reverse osmosis seawater desalination plant. The agreement, which has an estimated
  • 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
  • 16 Jul 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) met this weekend to further discuss plans for a $1 billion USD unified regional water network, including discussing legal aspects and overall planning. The meeting, led by Adnan Al-Muhaisin, CEO of
  • 24 Jun 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The Gulf Cooperation Council is drafting a unified water strategy for member countries, according to Abdallah al Shebli, assistant secretary-general for economic affairs at the GCC Secretariat. “Universities and research centers in
  • Bahrain will spend approximately $2.5 billion USD on infrastructure projects over the next 10 years, according to Minister of Works Essam Khalaf.
  • Saudi Arabia last week agreed to supply Bahrain with a $448 million USD grant for development projects as part of a larger $2.5 billion USD Saudi pledge, Bahrain News Agency reported.
  • Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member countries plan to complete a common water network by 2020, according to officials in the region.
  • The water and energy ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) on October 10 agreed to move forward with creating a common GCC water network.
  • The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) decision to expand its mandate to encompass the SEMED (Southern and Eastern Mediterranean) region creates a host of “interesting” new challenges, the bank explains to OOSKAnews.  
  • Arab League energy officials and experts discussed ways to promote nuclear energy for desalination projects during their meeting in Cairo last week.
  • 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
  • 1 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Iraq, BAGHDAD Arab League water ministers officially approved a "unified water strategy" on May 31 during a summit in Baghdad. There was further agreement to cooperate on joint management of common aquifers, and share experiences in dealing
  • 11 May 2012- 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Contracting Company (Mokhtar Ibrahim) won a $25.8 million USD contract to build a potable water pipeline in Dubai, company officials announced on May 7. The contract comes at a time when the company is actively seeking to

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