UAE and Korea to cooperate on water management
Both parties will use information and communication technologies in the effective management of water and collaborate on the best implementation approaches
UAE will cooperate with the government of South Korea to find best ways for managing water resources following the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two governments.
The initiative will specifically advocate active participation and exchange of experiences on policy, laws and regulations, and science and technology in the field of water resources, including groundwater management, smart management of water, and desalination of sea water.
It is also part of wider efforts by the UAE government to strengthen partnerships with all countries on various issues concerning the environment as it positions itself to become a champion for environment protection.
The MOU was signed between HE Abdel Rahim Mohammed Al Hammadi, Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Environment & Water Ministry of Environment and Water, and H.E. Kim Kyung-hwan Vice Minister of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT), South Korea.
It will advance cooperation between the UAE and South Korea on the development of water efficiency policies in the domestic, industrial and agricultural settings as well as draft guidelines for the management of treated water for diverse uses, including agricultural, recreational and industrial.
Both parties will use information and communication technologies in the effective management of water and collaborate on the best implementation approaches.