The Saudi Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture officials recently held discussions with the visiting delegation of US Energy Department on boosting bilateral cooperation in the field of desalination, said a report.
The two sides are likely to sign a MoU on technology transfer of saline water conversion techniques, reported Saudi Press Agency.
These agreements are aimed at consolidating bilateral technical and technological cooperation prospects, it added.
Victoria Coates, Adviser to the US Secretary of Energy, later visited the Desalination Technologies Research Institute, in Jubail, accompanied by the Director General of the institute Dr. Ahmed Al-Amoudi.