Cairo, 8 Sya’ban 1436/26 May 2015 (MINA) – The Council of Arab Water Ministers will discuss in a meeting at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo on Wednesday, Israel’s theft of Arab water.
The executive office will discuss drawing up an Arab water security strategy and the implementation of resolutions adopted by the Council of Arab Water Ministers during the 2012 Baghdad Summit, Palestinian Information Center (PIC) quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) as reporting.
The ministers are also expected to go over the recommendations and suggestions put forth by the Technical Scientific Advisory Committee of the Arab Ministerial Council for Water which held its 12th meeting in the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Arab League over the past couple of days and under the chairmanship of Qatar.
Head of the Department of Environment, Housing, Water Resources and Sustainable Development in the League of Arab States, Jamaleddine Jaballah, said the committee has finalized work on an operational plan comprising 50 projects to be soon filed for approval by the council as a means to pave the way for its final submission to the Developmental, Economic, and Social Arab Summit hosted by Tunisia in 2016 or the regular Arab Summit hosted by Morocco.
He said the council also follows up on Israel’s theft of Arab water, saying a committee will be appointed to work on preparations for an international conference on Israel’s abuse of water resources. (T/P006/R03)
Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)