Saudi Arabia moves to strengthen water valve production

As part of Saudi Arabia’s endeavor to support, strengthen and develop the local industry for the production of water valves, the National Water Company (NWC) signed MoUs with three national companies, namely Saudi Amicon, Saudi Pipe Systems (SPS) and the AVK Saudi Valve Manufacturing Company.

The MoUs were signed by Eng. Nemer Alshebl, CEO (interim) of the National Water Company, with Firas Al-Harbi, CEO of Amicon Saudi Arabia, Mohammed Al-Enezi, General Manager of the Saudi Pipe Systems Factory, and Mads Helge, General Manager of the AVK Saudi Valves Manufacturing Company.

Alshebl said that the MoUs concluded with the three companies would contribute to strengthening the local content, supporting the national industry of water valves, and raising quality efficiency, following the company’s standards and procedures.

He added that the agreements came in line with the national water strategic directions, which give priority to national factories to meet the company’s needs, project components, and supply chains, in a way that benefits the national economy through local goods, assets, and technology.

The Saudi National Water Strategy 2030 aims to address major challenges by benefitting from previous and ongoing studies and to reform the water and sanitation sector by ensuring the sustainable development of resources in the Kingdom while providing high-quality services at reasonable prices.

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