RECORD OF NOTE / PROCEEDINGS ON
PAKISTAN-UNITED STATES STRATEGIC DIALOGUE WATER WORKING GROUP HELD ON June 17, 2010 at Islamabad (Pakistan)
As a part of the Strategic Dialogue in different sectors, technical experts from Pakistan and US met on June-17 in Islamabad to discuss the challenges and management of Pakistan's Water Resources. The dialogue also underscored the commitment of the United States to a long-term partnership with Pakistan, focused on improving the water and energy availability for the Pakistani people through institutional development and regulatory capacities dealing with drinking and irrigation water use.
The Government of Pakistan delegation was led by Raja Pervez Ashraf, Minister of Water and Power, with Mr. Kamal Majidulla, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Water Resources and Agriculture, Mr. Shahid Rafi, Secretary Ministry of Water and Power, and Mr. Shakil Durrani, Chairman of the Water and Power Development Authority, formed the part of team. The U.S. Delegation was led by Ms. Maria Otero, Undersecretary for Democracy and Global Affairs at the Department of State, and included Mr. David Lipton, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for International Economics at the National Security Council.
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2nd Pak – U.S. Strategic Dialogue
Water Working Group Washington, October 20, 2010.
The Water Working Group met on October 20, 2010 under the 3rd round
of Pak –U.S Strategic Dialogue in Washington DC. Pakistan side was
led by Mr. Muhammad Shakil Durrani, Chairman WAPDA, while the U.S
side was led Ms. Mario Otero, Under Secretary of State for Democracy
and Global Affairs. List of participants of both sides is attached.
3rd Pak – U.S. Strategic Dialogue Held in Nov, 2011
United States and Pakistan held the third Water Working Group dialogue
on 02 November 2011 at Islamabad to review progress and agree to steps
to support Pakistan's efforts to achieve water security. The Water
working was established as part of the U.S Pakistan strategic Dialogue
to ensure that U.S assistance responds directly to the needs of the
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