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  • Monday, February 8, 2021

  • CUI

  • Shama Munir

An International Webinar on January 26, 2021, on “Air pollution, Climate Change and Their Impacts on Mountain Water Resources”, organized by the Department of Environmental Sciences, COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI), Abbottabad Campus.

Worthy Rector (CUI) Prof. Dr. Muhammad T. Afzal was the chief guest of the event. The moderators presented warming or cooling effects of climate changes on Agriculture and Industry. It was addressed that Water Cycle and many aspects of the economy, environment, and society depend upon water resources. The changes made in the hydrological resources its impact on environment, economic development and social well-being. The dynamics of mountainous water resources of Himalayan region on climate change was discussed.

Associate Professor, Dr. Alireza Noorpoor from Graduate Faculty of Environment, University of Tehran, Iran, Associate Professor, Dr. Lekhendra Tripathee from state Key Laboratory of Cryospheric Science, Northwest Institute of Eco- Environment and Resources, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, Gansu (China), HoD Institute of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (IESE), Prof. Dr. Fahim Khokhar from NUST, Islamabad, Pakistan, Deputy Director, Dr. Furrukh Bashir from National Weather Forecasting Centre Pakistan Meteorological Department, Islamabad, Pakistan were the speakers of the event.

UNESCO Water Chair on Knowledge Systems for IWRM, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Abid and Lecturer, Summera Fahmi from Department of Civil Engineering as key member of UWC attended webinar.