Gilgit Serena Hotel has participated to celebrate the “World Water Day” celebration Under its SEED Programe, with the collaboration of respective Government Organizations, Educational Institutions and NGOs, which is Gilgit-Baltistan environmental protection agency (GBEPA), Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR), Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC), Karakoram International University (KIU), Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), local communities and Mountain Areas Farmer Support Organization (MAFSO).
The theme for 2016 World Water Day celebration was “Water and Jobs- Empowering Young Professional” which was addressed by various experts from government and NGOs.
Following important persons has participated the event.
1 Dr. Muhammad Iqbal, Minister Public Works department, Gilgit-Baltistan.
2 Haji Abdul Wakeel, Minister Forest Wildlife and Environment Department GB
3 Capt (R) Zafar Iqbal Awan IGP Gilgit
4 Dr. Muhammad Hashim Popalzai, Additional Scretary Ministry of National Food Security and Research-Pakistan
5 Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman, Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources
6 Professor Dr. Arif un Nissa Naqvi, Dean Faculty of Sciences, KIU
7 Mr. Khadim Hussain Saleem, Secretary Agriculture, Livestock an Fisheries
8 Mr. Sajjad Haider, Secretary, Forest Wildlife and Environment Department,
9 Mr. Shehzad Shigri, Director GB-EPA
10 Mr. Muhammad Nazir Khan, Deputy Chief NRM section Planning Department
11 Dr. Babar Khan, Head WWF-Pakistan, GB
12 Dr. Abdul Wahid Jasra, Country REP, ICIMOD-Pakistan