The UAE always sets its priorities right. And that’s the precise reason the country has been scoring high marks on all fronts. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai
Every year, Swarn Singh sows rice in his fields, knowing that the thirsty crop is draining northern India’s Punjab of its groundwater. But Singh says he has no choice, adding, “We’d rather plant crops that need less water.” The 32-year-old farmer
The wells were especially important during the hottest and driest parts of summer when they provided the only available water source at some sites.
Most of the deaths were in KwaZulu-Natal province. Flooding also killed at least three people in neighboring Eastern Cape province, state broadcaster SABC said.
Shuaa Capital, an asset management and investment banking platform in the region, has divested its 20 per cent equity stake in Mirfa International Power and Water Company (MIPCO), to Japanese group, Sojitz Corporation (Sojitz).
Japan has argued the water release is necessary to press ahead with the complex decommissioning of the plant after it was crippled by a 2011 earthquake and tsunami, pointing out that similarly filtered water is routinely released from nuclear plants around the world.
For more than four decades Ramzan has been a “mashki,” or water bearer, an age-old profession now in decline as water companies and tankers increasingly supply residents.
In his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed issued on Wednesday decree No (17) of 2021 forming the Board of Trustees of UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia).
There is no doubt that water is a very precious asset, like gold. In several countries, water has a very high value, but unfortunately is scarce. This is because population growth and climate change are putting a lot of strain on the planet’s limited water supplies.