Saudi-based Alfanar Construction, along with several other companies, has reached an agreement to sponsor the $10 million ‘Global Innovation Award in Water Desalination’ at the recently concluded Innovation Driven Desalination Conference in Jeddah.

The deal was signed by Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) Governor Engineer Abdullah Al Abdul Karim and Alfanar’s Executive Vice President, Engineer Amer Al Ajmi, along with other companies, in the presence of Saudi Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture Abdulrahman Al Fadhli.

Al Ajmi said: “Alfanar is proud to be one of SWCC’s partners for the international award for innovation in desalination. Alfanar Construction specialises in the development of water projects, and is always keen to adopt initiatives to support modern innovation in order lower the cost of treating water.”