6th int'l energy conf. opens

Minister of Education and Higher Education Bader Al-Essa opens 6th int'l energy conf
Minister of Education and Higher Education Bader Al-Essa opens 6th int’l energy conf

KUWAIT, March 14 (KUNA) — Minister of Education and Higher Education Bader Al-Essa on Monday inaugurated the 6th International Conference on Energy Research and Development (ICERD-6) under patronage of His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
In a keynote speech, the minister stressed the significance of energy as the secret of life and a source of power, welfare and scientific research.
He added that the lion’s share went to the countries which attached much attention to energy development and investment through state-of-the-art methods.
Al-Essa also underlined the necessity of investing energy in a careful manner and opening up to the outside world, noting that this is already happening in Kuwait as many research institutions are partaking in the conference.
On his part, Kuwait University Director Dr. Husein Al-Ansari said energy is a vital field that wields direct and indirect influence on the contemporary world, pointing to modern energy advancements.
He touted the three-day conference as a good opportunity for engineers, technicians and specialists from Kuwait and other GCC countries to get familiar with the latest technological uses in the field of energy.
Al-Ansari emphasized that there is no doubt that energy is an essential component of sustainable development.
Organized by Kuwait University (KU), the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) and Ministry of Electricity and Water, the 6th International Conference on Energy Research and Development (ICERD-6) takes place between March 14-16.
The conference builds upon the five previous conferences which have attracted the international energy research and development community.
The theme of the conference is “Advances in Energy Research and Development”. Special emphasis will be on emerging energy conversion technologies, conservation and management strategies. The objective is to optimize the utilization of basic energy resources in the major energy consuming sectors in the arid region of the Arabian Peninsula.
The conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and practicing experts to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all advancements in energy applied systems. (end) osj.mt

Minister of Education and Higher Education Bader Al-Essa
Minister of Education and Higher Education Bader Al-Essa
Kuwait University Director Dr. Husein Al-Ansari
Kuwait University Director Dr. Husein Al-Ansari
Minister of Education and Higher Education Bader Al-Essa opens 6th int'l energy conf
Minister of Education and Higher Education Bader Al-Essa opens 6th int’l energy conf