(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) An energy and environment conference is set to start here on Sunday under sponsorship of Minister of Oil and Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs Ali Al-Omair.
The conference will be co-organized by Kuwait Society of Engineers and Indian engineers working in Kuwait, Eng. Iyad Al-Humoud, the chairman of the society, said in a press release here on Saturday.
During the conference, the participants will discuss a host of issues bearing on the future of energy in Kuwait, orientations of energy and environment and relevant adminitrative and engineering challenges, he said.
The event will feature a specialized exhibition to be organized by a number of local and international oil companies, Al-Humoud added.
He added that mega projects launched by oil companies in the country mark a genuine jumping-off for development and revamp of oil infrastructure utilities, leading up to a developed economic base needed by the country for the coming stage.
Topics and working papers to be discussed during the event are hoped to give a real push to research activities for gigantic projects, he pointed out.