Aqaba: Int’l Donors Conference for the “Two-Seas” Canal

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AMMAN —Al Ghad— Under the patronage of ministers of Water and Irrigation, Hazem Nasser, Planning and International Cooperation, Emad Fakhoury, the technical forum for the International Donors Conference was launched today, in collaboration with the United States, the World Bank, and regional parties, today, Monday, regarding the “Two-Seas” Water Courier channel, in Aqaba.

The Conference was attended by more than 40 international delegations representing a multitude of government and official parties, as well as financial institutions interested in supporting and funding the Channel, designed to sustain the deteriorating environment of the Dead Sea.

The Conference will see the signing of a bilateral agreement between the Ministry of Irrigation, the European Investment Bank, and the French Development Agency, to provide a 750 thousand euro grant to fund 3 executive studies for the canal project.