The Visit to Institute of Water Modelling (IWM) Users’ Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh. December 6-8, 2012.

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    On 6 to 8 December 2012, NAHRIM’s Director General, Ir. Hj. Ahmad Jamalluddin bin Shaaban, together with Ir. Hj. Mohd Radzi bin Abd. Hamid, Director of Research Centre for Coastal Management, NAHRIM had attended the IWM Users’ Conference 2012, held in Dhaka, Bangladesh with the theme of ‘Challenges of Water and Environment’. The Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) Director General, Datuk Ir. Hj. Ahmad Husaini bin Sulaiman was also present in the same conference.

    About 500 participants attended the conference, most of them had been involved in various phase of development and management of water resources in Bangladesh, including invited participants from some countries which had cooperated with IWM before.
    The Bangladesh Minister of Water Resources, Mr. Ramesh Chandra Sen had officiated the Conference and Prof. Dr. M. Monowar Hossain, Executive Director of IWM gave the welcoming speech. The objectives of the conference are to meet, discuss and exchange ideas between IWM personnel and their clients and users who had contributed a lot of comments and suggestions in the usage and application of mathematical models as tools in their decision making for various phase of development and management of water resources. IWM also wants some feedbacks and comments on their past services to formulate a better plans for future services/projects.
    NAHRIM’s Director General presented a paper entitled ‘Collaboration Training Between NAHRIM and IWM’ which listed various cooperations between NAHRIM-IWM that have been carried out since 2002. He also expressed his gratitudes for all the contribution, cooperation and guidance given by IWM in NAHRIM’s R&D, consultancy and human resource development. A special dinner session was then held to discuss the proposed MOU between NAHRIM-IWM delegates. 
In front of the IWM Users’ Conference Hall (left)
and discussion held on the proposed MOU between NAHRIM – IWM (right).


Director General of NAHRIM giving the presentation (left)
and visit to the Digital World Expo 2012 in Dhaka , Bangladesh (right).