He cited that strategic projects such as desalination of water
and electricity generation will take long time, reiterating that small-sized enterprises will achieve a qualitative shift.
Asked about desalination of water
by solar energy, he said that there were no such projects in Qatar right now,"but we are making experiments on such techniques in cooperation with the research institutions in the country," he said.
The minister said the new company would look for opportunities abroad in key utility areas such as power generation, desalination of water
and other related services.
PAEW officials said they would be focusing on desalination of water
for human consumption since groundwater and surface water are scarce in the Al Wusta Governorate.
The delegation will participate in a workshop on developing practical solutions for using the non-traditional waters, with emphasis on using renewable energy in desalination of water
and recycling of wastewater.
five years, for her research on the desalination of water
and oil production.
T he Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz would patronize the Conference on Desalination of Water
in Arab Countries (ARWADEX 8).
Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman pointed out that efforts are being exerted for the development of the sector of sciences and technology in the country, noting that King Abdullah University for Sciences and Technology (KAUST) has been conducting researches for the development of solar energy as well as desalination of water
by solar energy under the supervision of King Abdulaziz City for Sciences and Technology (KACST).
"The workshop aims to determine the water resources and their effect on the percentage of the salt in water in Basra as well as using modern technology in the field of purification and desalination of water
to secure the drinking water for citizens," he added.
Thermal desalination of water
is based on evaporation, which replicates nature's own purification process, by heating water and condensing the steam.