Published On: Mon, Sep 21st, 2015

MUET and WAPDA sign MoU on water research

Press Release

JAMSHORO: Mehran University of Engineering & Technology (MUET) and Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Pakistan joined to have water research in future, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between of the both. Vice Chancellor MUET Dr. Mohammad Aslam Uqaili and Chairman WAPDA Zafar Mahmood have signed the MoU for future joint venture research in the field of water.

According to Press Release issued on Monday, the water research will be carried out by the faculty members and students of U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W) recently launched at MUET with financial support of U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

The students of USPCAS-W will be provided water research and internship opportunities by WAPDA management, however, the studies and visit of dams will also be carried out to solve the water related challenges of Pakistan. MUET Vice Chancellor and WAPDA Chairman stated this MoU will lead a landmark to improve water governance and management in the country.

In the MoU signing ceremony, Prof. Dr. Bakhshal Khan Lashari- Project Director USPCAS-W, Dr. Mohammad Aslam Chaudhary – Chief of Party technical partner University of Utah, Registrar MUET Prof. Dr. Tauha Hussain Ali, Deans of different faculties, senior faculty members of USPCAS-W and others witnessed this MoU between MUET and WAPDA.

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