Japan to hold a seminar on “JAPAN’S WATER TECHNOLOGIES & SOLUTIONS to
RESPOND to the CHALLENGES that QATAR FACES”
We are pleased to inform you that the “JAPAN’S WATER TECHNOLOGIES & SOLUTIONS to RESPOND to the CHALLENGES that QATAR FACES” seminar will be held on 29(Sun)-30(Mon) April, 2012 at The Ritz-Carlton, Doha.
In the Joint Statement on Further Deepening of Bilateral Economic Relations between Japan and the State of Qatar (October, 2011), The Qatari side welcomed Japan’s initiative to hold a seminar on water and wastewater management technology which could contribute to solving water related challenges that Qatar faces, and expressed their expectation that it will lead to projects by the private and public sectors of both countries. This seminar will be held in response to this Joint Statement.
The seminar will be organized by the Japanese government in close cooperation with the Qatari side, it will be held under the patronage of H.E. Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, President of the Administrative Control and Transparency Authority. He will make opening remarks at this seminar.
The seminar is considered as part of the celebration events for the 40th anniversary of Japan-Qatar diplomatic relations.
From Japanese side, H.E. Mr. Mitsuyoshi Yanagisawa, Senior Vice Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry will make opening remarks. The major Japanese corporations to give their presentations in this seminar are Chiyoda Corporation, Hitachi Zosen Corporation, Marubeni Corporation, Yokogawa Electric Corporation, Swing Corporation, Mitsui & Co., LTD., Mitsubishi Corporation and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, LTD. Qatari side will also give their presentations about the technology options to respond to the water challenges, the outline of new legislation, the current status of waste water treatment and recycling in Qatar and the Qatar’s vision for food security, etc.
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