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Chemical sector key to water sustainability- GPCA Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun is secretary general of the Gulf Petrochemical and Chemical Association.

Chemical sector key to water sustainability- GPCA

Dr. Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun, secretary general of the GPCA, says producers should be encouraged to take preventive and corrective actions to maximise water use

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