Saudi Arabia, France seek to boost cooperation in digital economy, space economy, innovation    The Tunisian strike on Brotherhood    Kuwaiti Cabinet recalls key Saudi role in country's liberation in 1991    Canada fines two travelers nearly $20,000 over false coronavirus information    US expands eligibility for Afghan refugee resettlement    Qualifying rounds for Women's Volleyball tournament to kick off on Thursday    Month-long international auction for falcon breeders to begin on Aug. 5 Saudi Arabia is hosting global falconry event for the first time    King, Crown Prince congratulate Niger president on Independence Day    Aramco denies reports it will embark on Bitcoin mining    Grand Mosque being sterilized round the clock to receive Umrah performers    TRSDC signs contract with KACST to provide satellite data of development sites    Italy's Lamont Marcell Jacobs claims surprise 100m gold    CMA chairman to review market trends tomorrow    Olympic athletes describe the power of sport to change the world    Discover a different world    Qatar wins first Olympic gold    National Gallery of Australia to return $2.2m of 'stolen' artworks to India    Progress on tobacco fight, but new nicotine products pose increasing threat    KAMC in Makkah performs 6th artificial heart transplant surgery    Clubhouse says no data breach after reports of 3.8bn phone numbers of users being sold    Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Directs KSrelief to Urgently Provide Malaysia with Medical, Preventive Equipment and Supplies to Address COVID-19 Pandemic    Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Congratulates President of Maldives on Independence Day    Weather Forecast for Sunday    RSNF Commander Patronizes Ceremonial Launching of His Majesty's Ship "Jazan"    OIC Condemns Houthi Attempts to Target Civilians in Saudi Arabia    Philippines evacuates thousands as monsoon rains flood cities, provinces    Heavy rain in India triggers floods, landslides; at least 125 dead    U.S. Records 64,321 New Infections of Coronavirus    Without Fans, Tokyo Olympics Kicked Off    Pilgrims Perform Dhuhr and Asr Prayers at Arafat Holy Site    Dr. Mohammed Sulaiman Al-Jasser, Saudi Arabia's Pick to Chair IsDB Group for the next five years, unanimously approved by BoG Committee of Procedures    Saudi Press: Fitch affirms Saudi Credit Rating at "A" with a revised outlook to stable from negative    Handled Cargo at Saudi Ports Increases during June 2021    SDAIA, DARP & STC Launch Pilgrim's Smart Bracelet (NUSK)    Tabuk sculptor spends 8 years in carving entire Holy Qur'an on 30 marble slabs    2 Goals by Diaz Gives Colombia 3rd Place at Copa America    Yusuf Khan is dead, long live Dilip Kumar    Legendary actor Dilip Kumar, 98, passes away, and with him an era    Saudi Cinema Night at Arab World Institute in Paris Kicks Off    KSU Leads Joint International Scientific Project for Early Detection of Breast Cancer    Saudi Arabia to Participate in Cannes Film Festival 2021    Arab Cup U-17 Championship Draw Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Palestine, Kuwait, in the 1st Group    Bollywood star Aamir and wife Kiran separate after 15 years    AWI Hosts Saudi Cinema Nights in Paris    Brazil Beats Chile at Copa America Despite 2nd-Half Red Card    Council of Senior Scholars: Muslim Brothers' Group Don't Represent Method of Islam, rather only Follows its Partisan Objectives, Violating our Graceful Religion    Eid Al-Adha Prayer Performed at the Grand Holy Mosque    Pilgrims Perform Dhuhr and Asr Prayers in Arafat Holy Site    







Thank you for reporting!
This image will be automatically disabled when it gets reported by several people.



Saudi Water Partnership Company Signs Agreement of Jubail 3B Independent Water Plant Project
Published in Saudi Press Agency on 22 - 06 - 2021

Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture, who is also Chairman of the Board Directors of Saudi Water Partnership Company Eng. Abdulrahman bin Abdulmohsen Al-Fadley, signed today the agreements of Jubail 3B Independent Water Plant Project, which will be established in the Eastern Province South of Jubail with a potable water production capacity of 570,000 m3/day, with the preferred bidder through a competitive bidding process.
Eng. Al-Fadley explained that the signing of these agreements help in implementing the decisions of the Cabinet, and achieving the goals and plans of the Ministry to showcase water production and wastewater treatment projects in the various regions of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in front of investors. Also, it is an extension of the signing of previous projects and further enhances the active participation of the private sector in developing this vital water sector and increasing its contribution to the development.
The allocation of these projects under the environment, water and agriculture structure accomplishes the goals of the Saudi Vision 2030, and improves the quality of services and the efficiency of capital spending, by utilizing the experiences of the private sector.
For his part, CEO of the Saudi Water Partnership Company Eng. Khalid bin Zwaid Al-Qureshi stated that the project was presented to the investors in BOO (Build, Own and Operate) approach, in which the winning consortium was chosen after a competition that took place among 4 consortiums, including 6 local companies and 4 international companies, adding that the project will be using "Reverse Osmosis" technology and serving the beneficiaries in Riyadh and Qassim Regions. This strategic project will also include solar energy units to reduce the electricity consumption from the grid, in addition to water tanks with a storage capacity of one operational day.
The agreements, which were signed today at the Minister's office, are part of the Public Private Partnerships (PPP) that the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture intends to present to investors, and the supervisory committee to allocate the environment, water, and agriculture sector has completed, in the past months, developing a strategy to allocate the sector in line with the goals of the Saudi Vision 2030.
For his part, CEO of the National Center for Privatization, who is also member of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Company for Water Partnerships Eng. Rayan bin Mohammed Naqadi pointed to the great effort to establish a system of partnership between the public and private sectors and the application of international best practices, noting that since the center set the standards, frameworks, and legislation for the partnership between the public and private sectors, contracts for allocating a number of projects have been signed in several sectors, most of them under the sector of environment, water and agriculture. He added that the Kingdom of Saudi Araba is steadfastly moving towards implementing the Saudi Vision 2030.
Naqadi said that the local content of this initiative amounts to 40% in the construction phase and 50% in the human resources during the first five years and increases to 70% during the remaining years.
This initiative is an extension of the allocation and partnership processes between the public and private sectors in the environment, water and agriculture sector whose agreements are signed, after the successful completion of the signing of several projects for the independent water production and wastewater treatment.


Clic here to read the story from its source.