The foreign and local experts started gathering at Government College University (GCU) on Sunday to deliberate on the politics of water between India and Pakistan at an international conference on “The Politics of Water Resources’ Governance in the Indus Basin”.
According to GCU spokesperson, besides scholars and experts from Pakistan, about seventeen eminent foreign experts from eight countries, including India, are also coming to participate in the two-day conference that will begin on Wednesday. The conference is being organised by GCU Political Science Department (PSD) and United Nations University’s Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH).
GCU-PSD Chairperson Dr Khalid Manzoor Butt said the conference would not only help produce critical mass of research in the discipline but also encourage local academics to research and formulate indigenous responses to the challenges posed by water scarcity and politics.
Monday, January 07, 2013
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