Daily Archives: 18 July 2013

Gulf Arab states eye Arabian Sea for safer water supplies

KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia, July 18 (Reuters) – Gulf Cooperation Council countries (GCC) are planning a joint water supply system that takes seawater from outside the Gulf and distributes drinkable water across member states, an official at the GCC Secretariat General said. Scarce fresh water supply is the biggest challenge for Gulf Arab desert countries, forcing […]

Saudi Arabia: Demand for engineers is on the increase

The demand for engineers in Saudi Arabia is increasing in the wake of multi-billion-riyal projects in the economic, infrastructure, healthcare and educational development domains being implemented in the Kingdom. Gilles Cormier, acting dean of the College of Engineering at Al-Faisal University, told Arab News that many local projects are being supervised by foreign engineers. “We […]