Jordan PM Pledges Desal Expansion

The government of Jordan will "go ahead" with implementing water desalination projects and will "not wait for anyone", the nation's Prime Minister Hani Mulki said this week.  Mulki stressed the importance of guaranteeing justice in water distribution to all areas of the Kingdom and of safeguarding water resources, called for proper administration of water resources in the Kingdom in light of increasing demand due to an expected good tourism season and soaring temperatures, in addition to the impact of the Syrian refugee crisis.