APS : Monday, 01 February 2016
ALGIERS- The 12th International Show of Water Equipment, Technologies and Services “SIEE POLLUTEC 2016″ opened on Monday in Algiers with the participation of 250 firms, half of them are foreign.
The trade show has been inaugurated by Minister of Water Resources and Environment Abdelwahab Nouri, in the presence of Minister of Finance, Abderrahmane Benkhalfa and Post and ICT Minister Iman Houda Feraoun.
Producers, distributors of equipment and service providers in the sectors of water and waste water treatment, distribution of water, treatment of industrial pollution, analysis and control of water quality are exhibiting at the SIEE POLLUTEC 2016 until February 4th.
Besides Algeria, 17 countries are present in the show, which sees the return of India, Tunisia and Denmark who were absent in previous editions.
For this year’s edition, the show has expanded to the environment in response to the needs of the domestic market, especially with the emergence of a waste water management sector.
In addition to the agencies under the Ministry such as the National Commissioner of Coastline and the National Agency of Climate Change, the show receives 30 exhibitors activating in the field of the environment.
Minister Nouri said that this show represents an opportunity to assess the level of national progress in terms of recourses and environment.
“We cannot encourage the national economy if we continue to import equipment that we can manufacture locally,” he stressed.
This event is to enable national operators to discover the latest innovations in the field of water equipment production and manufacturing.