PCRWR in Collaboration with Australian High Commission in Pakistan and Charles Sturt University, Australia organized the Workshop on Technical Writing from 28-30 August, 2018
Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) in collaboration Australian High Commission in Pakistan and Charles Sturt University, Australia organized a Three days’ workshop on Technical Writing on 28-30 August, 2018. The workshop was inaugurated by the Additional Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), Mr. Qaiser Majeed Malik and Acting Australian High Commissioner, H.E. Brek Bately. On behalf of ECO Science Foundation (ECOSF), Engr. Khalil Raza Scientific Officer participated in the inaugural session of the workshop.
Speaking on the occasion, the Additional Secretary MoST emphasized over adequate capacity building to address the water crisis in Pakistan. Mr. Majeed appreciated to have very strong partnership between Australia and Pakistan in water resources management and agriculture.
The Acting Australian High Commissioner, H.E. Brek Bately urged that capacity building is one of the key components in all support programs of Australia for Pakistan. The Acting Australian High Commissioner stressed that effective communication and technical writing skills are essential to make sound judgement for policy makers.
Acting Chairman PCRWR, Dr. Mirza Habib Ali, highlighted the significance of the workshop and said that technical writing skills are essential for engineers and scientists. Dr. Catherin Allan from Charles Sturt University said that this workshop is focused on learning how to put scientific data in context and drive key messages for different stakeholders. Earlier, Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Director General, PCRWR, highlighted various cooperation projects being undertaken by PCRWR through Australian Water Program.