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World Water Day, 2018- Nature for Water


Each year, World Water Day highlights a specific aspect of water. The theme for the year 2018, “Nature for Water” provides an important opportunity of exploring nature-based solution for various water challenges. “World Water Day 2018” along with a poster competition among university students was organized in PCRWR in collaboration with UNESCO, ICIMOD, ICARDA, IUCN, ECOSF, CCRD and Riphah International University. A panel discussion was also held circling around preservation of “eco-system and water resources”. Mr. Ahmad Kamal Chairman Federal Flood Commission, Dr. Abdul Wahid Jasra Country Representative, ICIMOD, Dr. Ghulam Rasool Director General PMD, Mr. Hassan Muhammad Khan Chancellor, Riphah International University and representative of ECOSF shared their expert opinion around the theme of world water day 2018. At the end, awards were distributed for first three position among the students who participated in the competition. A few glimpses of the event are as follows;