Bahri Signs Deal  with SWCC to Ship Desalination Plant Spares
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Bahri Signs Deal with SWCC to Ship Desalination Plant Spares

To supply eastern and western shores of the Kingdom

TLME News Service

Bahri and Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC), a Saudi Government Corporation, have signed an agreement that sets a fixed price on a five-year term for the shipment of spare parts needed at desalination plants in Eastern and Western Coasts of Saudi Arabia.

SWCC is responsible for the desalination of seawater, producing electric power, and supplying various regions in the Kingdom with desalinated water,

Highlighting the significance of the partnership, Abdullah Aldubaikhi, CEO of Bahri, emphasized that the partnership will enable Bahri to contribute towards improving the quality and efficiency of desalination facilities in the Kingdom.

Aldubaikhi also noted that as part of Bahri’s continuous efforts to promoting Saudization, every aspect of the agreement will be managed and led by national competencies.

Said Aldubaikhi: “The signing of this agreement comes as part of our commitment to working closely with key government entities to achieve the objectives of the Saudi Vision 2030.

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“Especially those outlined in the National Industrial Development and Logistics Program (NIDLP) announced by HRH Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense.

“The program aims to position the Kingdom as a global logistics hub and create new jobs and training opportunities for Saudis to support local content,”

Commenting on the agreement, Ali bin Abdulrahman Al-Hazmi, Governor of SWCC, said: "We are pleased to sign this agreement with Bahri and will continue to support and strengthen partnerships between the private and public sectors in the Kingdom.

“This agreement marks the culmination of SWCC’s efforts to effectively contribute towards the achievement of Saudi Vision 2030 goals by continuously expanding and developing its services.

“It also enhances the Kingdom's water resources with the highest levels of reliability, efficiency and cost optimization."

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