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Visit of Director General IWMI (International Water Management Institute) at PCRWR HQ


A high level delegation of IWMI including Mr Jeremy Bird, Director General IWMI, Mr. Ian W. Makin, Director (Asia) and Dr.Arif Anwar, Director IWMI visited PCRWR. The delegation viewed the Indus Telemetry System installed in PCRWR with the collaboration of IWMI. The delegation later met with PCRWR team and Director General, PCRWR, Dr.Ashfaq Ahmad Sheikh briefed IWMI team about the activities of PCRWR. After the presentation, Director (Asia) Mr. Ian remarked that there is a synergy in what PCRWR is doing in Pakistan and IWMI is doing on International scale. He remarked that there is a need to expand planning of water resources management in Pakistan considering the issues for next 25 years, also taking into account the huge foreign investment being inducted in Pakistan. In order to work together on these potential future issues PCRWR and IWMI need to engage in more frequent and detailed deliberations.