Civil Engineering Cell Functions Country Profile ICID Lahore 2008
Head of the Cell

Functions of Civil Engineering Cell
  • Technical scrutiny of water sector projects, reports, etc. prepared by WAPDA, Provincial Irrigation Departments and other agencies and offer technical advice to Ministry of Water & Power on all allied engineering matters;

  • Advice on matter related to works constructed or likely to be constructed in neighboring countries having repercussions on river flows of Pakistan;  

  •   General liaison with international organizations, in particular the International Commission on Irrigation & Drainage (ICID), in matters related irrigation, drainage, flood control, etc.;

  •   Pakistan is a member of ICID since 1953. Civil Engineering Cell works as the Secretariat of Pakistan National Committee of ICID (PANCID);

Report on the 20th ICID Congress & 59th IEC Meeting of ICID held from  Oct, 13-18 at Lahore

The 20th International Congress and 59th IEC Meeting of the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) was successfully held in the historical city of Lahore, from 13-18 October, 2008. All the activities/events were conducted in consolance with the preplanned scheduled. The six day international event held in times of serious security concerns not only achieved the agenda of sharing of knowledge and expertise amongst the 150 international and more than 400 local participants, but also in addressing the present /future issues of Water Sector. The theme of the Conference “Participatory Integrated Water Resources Management-From Concepts to Actions” was very much related to the challenges faced by the world in the 21st Century.



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