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‘Quality of drinking water’ – Kuwait leads Arab countries

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7, (KUNA): Undersecretary of the Ministry of Electricity and Water Eng Mohammad Bushehri said Friday the World Health Organization (WHO) rated Kuwait as the top Arab country in terms of the quality of sanitation, drinking water and hygiene. WHO assessment comes in recognition of Kuwait’s relentless efforts to ensure the safety of drinking water and provide the water stations and laboratories with the state-of-the-art equipment, he told reporters this evening.

He commended the efforts being made by Kuwaiti engineers and technicians to ensure quality of drinking water, sanitation and hygiene through regular checks and tests. WHO is working with Kuwait and other partners around the globe to implement the Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS), Eng Bushehri pointed out.

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