28 January 2020 11:02 PM

El-Assar witnesses signing of agreement on water desalination, treatment plants

Saturday، 07 December 2019 - 01:20 PM

Minister of State for Military Production Mohamed El-Assar has witnessed the signing of a contract agreement between the National Organization for Military Production (NOMP), the ministry's armored vehicles' factory and International Desalination and Water Treatment (IDWT).

The deal is aimed at establishing a firm specialized in manufacturing seawater desalination plants, as well as sewage treatment ones, the Ministry of Military Production said in a statement on Friday 06/12/2019.

This comes as part of existing cooperation between the Ministry of Military Production and the private sector to contribute to implementing several service and development projects, the statement added.

Under the tripartite agreement, the joint stock company will be responsible for making seawater desalination stations and wastewater treatment plants, in addition to raising the proportion of local components in this industry, the statement read.

It will be specialized in manufacturing all kinds of water pumps and related chemicals, along with solar and renewable energy equipment, the statement noted.

MENA

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