USPCAS-W Participated in Sindh Sanitation Conference

February 13, 2018 USPCASW

Dr. Kamran Ansari, Director Internship and Placement of USPCAS-W MUET chaired the Plenary Session-II in 1st Sindh Conference on Sanitation held at Karachi. On closing of the session, Dr. Ansari in his remarks said that every government of the time used to spend millions of rupees for the provision of safe clean drinking water and for better sanitation services in Sindh but unfortunately the money of the taxpayers was not properly utilized in letter and spirt. He further stressed on evidence based and applied research in water and sanitation issues of the country and suggested for the proper recommendations and outcomes of the conference to be communicated to the concerned quarters.

Dr. Rasool Bux Mahar, Deputy Director (Academics and Research) of USPCAS-W MUET speaking in the session said that provision of safe potable drinking water, improved sewerage system and other civic facilities in the province could only be possible by replacing the existing outdated system. He said that the MUET Water Center is preparing skillful human capital for the solution of water and sanitation issues of the country. Dr. Mahar stressed on the awareness and advocacy campaigns to be launched to sensitize the masses for taking sanitation as one of the serious issues.

USPCAS-W MUET was one of the partner organizations of HANDS for organizing 1st Sindh Sanitation Conference held at Marriot Karachi on Thursday, February 08, 2018. On this occasion, the Center also placed a stall in the exhibition. Thirty (30) MS Students of Water, Sanitation and Health Sciences (WASH) program led by its sectional head Dr. Jameel Ahmed Soomro, Assistant Professor of USPCAS-W MUET of the Center also attended the conference.

On this occasion,  Patrick Brady, USAID/Pakistan Deputy Director of the Karachi Provincial Office interacted with the WASH Students and shared his views.

For official and the detailed news of the Conference visit:

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