Egypt wins seat in World Water Council
The board is composed of 35 members who are either appointed or elected, divided into five quotas, including inter-governmental, governmental, commercial, civil society, professional and academic organizations.
Khaled and six others were elected out of 12 candidates who were running for the seven seats in the governmental organizations quota.
The mission of the council is influencing decision-making processes, and policy-setting on water security, sustainability, and adaptation. The eighth World Water Forum, co-organized by the council, took place in March in Brazil.
CAIRO - 14 October 2018: Egypt's first Cairo Water Week (CWW) kicked off on Sunday under the auspices of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, aiming at increasing the public awareness of water rationalization for the sustainable development amid state of water shortage.