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Add Your Voice to the 8th World Water Forum

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To create a more inclusive Forum, a series of three online discussions called Your Voice will be held in 2017. The first begins 13 February and lasts until mid-April 2017. Add Your Voice to 6 thematic discussions on:

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Clean Drinking Water Programme to be speedily implemented: CM

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Clean Drinking Water Programme to be speedily implemented: CM, Punjab, Pakisssstan

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THREE DAYS’ TRAINING WORKSHOP ON “MANAGEMENT OF SAFE DRINKING WATER AND SANITATION IN RURAL AREAS” 06-08 MARCH, 2017

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Three days training program on droning water sanitation and Hygiene in rural area

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Karachi’s water quota must be doubled, Kamal

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Karachi water needs double quota

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Sukkur (Pakistan) residents to get potable water by June, 2017

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Sukkur (Pakistan) residents to get potable water by June, 2017

According to him, most of the water pipelines were laid in 1954, 1964 and 1971, through which only four million gallons of water was being supplied. “After increasing its capacity, we are now supplying 16 million gallons of water to the citizens and by June, 2017, after completion of the project, we will be supplying 30 million gallons of potable water to the citizens,”

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Saudi Arabia: By 2035 we won’t depend on oil

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Saudi Arabia: By 2035 we won’t depend on oil

“What is left now is to diversify investments. So within 20 years, we will be an economy or state that doesn’t depend mainly on oil.”

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31pc increase in rainfall in January 2017 -Pakistan

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Data collected from Met Office revealed that rainfall occurred during the month of January 2017 was excessively above normal. Data suggested that overall 31 percent increase in rainfall was observed during the first month of the year especially in the provinces of Punjab, KP, Azad Kashmir, Sindh and Balochistan while Gilgit-Baltistan received less rain than the normal.

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Our rivers are dying-Bangla Desh transboundry water

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Our rivers are dying-Bangla Desh transboundry water

Many rivers in the northern and south-western part of Bangladesh have already died, and some have seen their water flow reduced considerably

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India, Israel sign MoU on water management, desalination: Govt

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India , Israel cooperation on water management has been in the offing for long. Finally an mou is inked, likely to be of mutual help

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HISAAR LAUNCH OF RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PAKISTAN’S NATIONAL WATER POLICY FRAMEWORK

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HISAAR LAUNCH OF RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PAKISTAN’S NATIONAL WATER POLICY FRAMEWORK

This is a first instance that alternative recommendations to Pakistan’s national water policy framework are being proposed by an independent body and also a first time that a report on estimation of the size of water economy of Pakistan is being published. This report contains the Think Tank’s position on two other critical areas of water challenges facing Pakistan; a position paper on the Water Economy of Pakistan and a research report on early warning strategies for Drought Management

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