According to a memorandum of understanding signed with the Dubai Multi Commodities Center

A Norwegian company has supplied one billion liters of drinking water to Dubai annually for 50 years

  • Fresh Water Company confirmed that its presence in Dubai enhances access to pure drinking water.

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  • Ahmed bin Sulayem: "The (Dubai Multi Commodities) launch of a water center will attract leading companies in the sector to the emirate."


DMCC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Norwegian company Fresh Water with the aim of studying expanding the water supply chain and enhancing water security in the region.

The center said, in a statement, yesterday, that this cooperation, which puts Fresh Water Company a foothold in the UAE and works to expand its water supply chain across the region, could lead to the flow of pure natural drinking water through the Emirate of Dubai up to Its volume has reached 1 billion liters each year for 50 years, and is specifically aimed at significantly enhancing water security, as water security is a growing concern worldwide.

The timing of the announcement coincides with DMCC's plans to launch its own water hub, a move driven in part by concerns about global water insecurity and supply volatility.

Under the memorandum of understanding, Freshwater will be able to immediately benefit from DMCC's world-class services, telecommunications and global networks, across supply chains, and the unmatched ability to drive and stimulate trade flows across the Emirate of Dubai.

Ahmed bin Sulayem, CEO and CEO of DMCC, said, “The ability of Fresh Water Norway to supply one billion liters of pure natural drinking water annually, along with the infrastructure and trade links provided by DMCC, which Like no other, it provides an important opportunity to meet the impending global challenge in the long term.”

He added, “The DMCC’s launch of a dedicated water center in Dubai will not only put the talk of water at the forefront of the scene, but will also attract leading companies in the sector to create a global hub for innovation, sustainable best practices, knowledge and education, while ensuring that the world’s most transported commodity can to reach water-stressed areas.

For his part, President of Fresh Water Norway, Alf Andersen, said: "We at Fresh Water are ready to export natural Norwegian drinking water to the region in cooperation with DMCC."

He added: “Whether it is exported in bulk for emergency water supply and storage, or ready-to-market in fully recyclable packaging, we are confident that the presence of Fresh Water in Dubai and the region will enhance access to pure natural drinking water, and significantly reduce Lots of plastic use.

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