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Faculty of Basic Education Holds Symposium on Water Security

Published Date : 18/12/2018
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The Faculty of Basic education, in collaboration with the Directorate of Irrigation Projects, held a scientific symposium on (challenges facing water security in Iraq), presented by the head of the Department of Geography Dr. Ali Jabbar Abdulla, and Mr. Ali Najm al-Marei, chief engineer of the Directorate, in the presence of a number of teachers and students of the department.

The symposium discussed two main axes: the nature of the water resources in Iraq represented by the Tigris and Euphrates rivers and their tributaries, dams and reservoirs, and the amount of water revenues from upstream countries and the reasons of its scarcity; the second to climate change and its effects. 

The symposium recommended that agreements be concluded with upstream countries and Iraq s neighboring countries, with the vitally important commitment to such agreements.