Energy minister to attend South Korea water conference

Tehran, April 11, IRNA – Minister of Energy Hamid Chitchian is to visit South Korea to take part in the 7th World Water Forum 2015.

He is leaving Tehran for Daegu EXCO, Gyeongju HICO to attend the forum which the biggest international event of the kind.

The World Water Forum is the world’s largest meeting on water. Every three years since 1997, WWF has held each World Water Forum on or around World Water Day (March 22nd). The World Water Forum consists of at least three processes: the Political Process, the Thematic Process and the Regional Process, while gathering officials, legislators and local and regional authorities from more than 150 nations. Each topic is developed in cooperation with the private sector, governments, industry, IGOs, NGOs and academic groups into a common framework of goals and concrete targets to reach.

Every three years, the World Water Forum mobilizes creativity, innovation, and know-how around water. Serving as a stepping-stone towards global collaboration on water challenges, the Forum is a unique multi-stakeholder platform where the water community and the policy and decision makers from all regions of the world can work together to find joint solutions. It is the largest international event which seeks to advance the cause of water.