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  • Tuesday, March 30, 2021

  • CUI

  • Shama Munir

UNESCO is celebrating World Water Day across the globe on March 22, 2021. The event was organized by the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) Islamabad headquarter on March 15, 2021 to motivate and spread awareness on sustainable personal use of water and the availability of fresh water by highlighting this year's theme of "Valuing Water". The event was attended by the Engr. Summera Fahmi Khan, key member of UNESCO Water Chair. The event was also attended by the representatives from various organizations including United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Islamabad, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), The Asia Foundation (TAF) Islamabad and International Centre for Integrated Mountainous Development (ICIMOD), Technology Times and RIPHAH Public Policy Institute.

In the event various speakers addressed the audience on this year’s theme i.e., Valuing Water. The following issues were highlighted in the event

· Importance of water for our daily lives and well-being as well as cultural and religious practices.

· Involvement of youth in understanding water’s true multidimensional value.

· Water management and water conservation

· Combine efforts at all levels to safeguard water resources for the benefit of everyone

At the end the winners of Essaycon Competition were rewarded with cash prizes and certificates and on research work submission students were awarded with certificates and shields.

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  • Thursday, April 11, 2019

  • CUI

  • Shama Munir

Every year March 22 is observed as International World Water Day. This year the theme of Water Day was Water for All. In recognition of “World Water Day 2019”, the Department of Civil Engineering, COMSATS University Wah Campus organized a Seminar on March 27, 2019 to advocate the sustainability of fresh water resources. The speaker Dr. Ali Naeem specialized in Engineering Hydrology, Assistant Professor from University of Engineering and Technology Taxila was invited to deliver the significance of water resource management. He talked on the cutting edge methodologies of saving water and impact of climate change. He emphasized on the need of discourage water wasting and improving sanitation problems in our surroundings. Large number of faculty members and students were attended the seminar. 

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