Program of Cooperation (PoC) between Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) and Centre for Global and Strategic Studies (CGSS)

A PoC signed between PCRWR and CGSS at PCRWR headquarters, Islamabad on 21st December,2021. The main objective of the PoC was a close cooperation in the field of nontraditional security challenges related to water. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PCRWR welcomed and briefed the guests about the mandate and research areas of the organization.
The institutions agreed to collaborate on different projects and initiative aimed to create awareness related to water management, rain water harvesting, WASH, water quality and water security among the stakeholders at the national level. They also agreed to schedule a meeting on water security and related subjects at the earliest to address the issues by involving the stakeholders and organize a joint internship programs, seminars, conferences to involve academia and other stakeholders.
Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PCRWR, said that this cooperation will be fruitful for the stakeholders and country to understand the nontraditional security threats like water security, food security, climate change and variability etc. It will also act as a platform for stakeholders to design some policy guidelines to combat these issues.
The PoC was signed by Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources and Mr. Khalid Taimur Akram, Executive Director, Centre for Global and Strategic Studies.