The Fifth GCC Conference for Electricity and Electronics Engineers opened under the patronage of His Highness the Prime Minister.
Date : 17th March 2009

The Fifth GCC Conference for Electricity and Electronics Engineers opened under the patronage of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah.

The opening was attended by Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly (parliament) Fahad Al-Mai', Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Faisal Al-Hajji in addition to a number of Ministers and senior officials of the state.

President of the conference Engineer Abdulrahman Al-Ghunaim said in an inaugural speech that it was vital to exchange technological expertise amongst GCC states, affirming that such cooperation would lead to the development of the region.

Al-Ghunaim presented His Highness Sheikh Nasser with an award for his overwhelming support to GCC Engineers.

His Highness Sheikh Nasser also opened an exhibition featuring environmental engineering projects.