US embassy cable - 02AMMAN4583

JORDAN ENTHUSIASTIC ABOUT WSSD WATER PARTNERSHIP

Identifier: 02AMMAN4583
Wikileaks: View 02AMMAN4583 at Wikileaks.org
Origin: Embassy Amman
Created: 2002-08-14 14:43:00
Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Tags: ECON SENV JO UNCSD
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UNCLAS AMMAN 004583 
 
SIPDIS 
 
STATE FOR OES/PCI SALZBERG, OES/PCI SHIPPE 
 
E.O. 12958:N/A 
TAGS: ECON, SENV, JO, UNCSD 
SUBJECT: JORDAN ENTHUSIASTIC ABOUT WSSD WATER PARTNERSHIP 
 
REF:  SECSTATE 151258 
 
(U) Jordan's Ministers of Planning and Water "enthusiastically 
support" joining in a water partnership with the U.S. at the WSSD 
(reftel).  The Jordanian National Higher Committee on Sustainable 
Development, headed by Minister of Planning Bassam Awadullah, is 
anxious to get further details on such a partnership, prior to 
the opening of WSSD. 
 
(U) We understand that the Jordanian delegation will be led by 
Minister of Planning Awadullah and will include Minister of Water 
Hazim el-Nasser as well as the Director of the General 
Corporation for Environmental Protection, the Secretary General 
of the Ministry of Tourism, the Secretary General of the Ministry 
of Social Affairs, the Secretary General of the Jordan Valley 
Authority, the Deputy Mayor of the Greater Municipality of Amman, 
and three NGO representatives.  The King's attendance remains 
unknown. 
 
GNEHM 

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