Workshop on Salinity Policy Review – Adapting to Salinity in the Southern Indus Basin (ASSIB) Project held on 12th May 2022 at PCRWR HQ, Islamabad

PCRWR has undertaken a policy review in partnership with Mehran University of Engineering and Technology under the project “Adapting to salinity in the Southern Indus Basin project”. This project is led by Charles Stuart University with the financial support of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). On 12th May 2022, PCRWR and Mehran University of Engineering and Technology organized a workshop in Islamabad to gain the insight of stakeholders on the recommendations presented by Secretary PCRWR, Engr. Faizan ul Hasan. This workshop was participated by a number of stakeholders, and national and international experts including USPCAS-W, MUET, Federal Flood Commission, Federal Water Management Cell, Water Section at Ministry of Planning Development and Reforms, Punjab OFWM, MREP and SMO WAPDA, IUCN, UAF and MANSUAM. The workshop was also joined online by the international experts from Charles Stuart University, CSIRO, and the University of Canberra. The Secretary of Agriculture, South Punjab also appreciated the recommendations of the policy review report in his concluding remarks.