Water minister discusses water challenges with Korean delegation

Amman–Minister of Water and Irrigation Hazim Al Nasser discussed with a Korean parliamentary delegation led by Vice-Speaker of the Korean National Assembly, Shim Jae-chul, challenges facing the Kingdom, mainly in the water sector due to the Syrian refugee crisis.

The minister called for increasing support to water-stressed and host countries of refugees, adding that Jordan was one of the first countries in the region and the world to adopt programs to enhance water resources.

He also pointed to the strategic partnership between Jordan’s water sector and Korean public and private institutions that financed a number of water projects across the Kingdom.

The Korean official highlighted the importance of providing all forms of support to the Kingdom to enable it to carry out water projects that would reflect positively on Jordan both economically and socially.

Source: Jordan News Agency