Huddersfield University to partner with Pakistani institutions on water project

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK) Mohammad Nafees Zakaria has said that collaboration between University of Huddersfield (UK) with research partners in Pakistan on a Southern Punjab project would not only help the availability of affordable clean drinking water and protect people from water-borne diseases, but also provide them with employment opportunities.
He stated this while launching “Materials Advanced Research Consortium” (MaRc) along with the senior research fellows and faculty members of Huddersfield University (UK) at Pakistan High Commission in London on Friday evening.
Lord Qurban Hussain, a large number of British Pakistanis, British friends of Pakistan, diplomats, faculty members of Huddersfield university, senior staff of Pakistan high commission and journalists attended the event.
Prof.David Talor, Pro-VC (International) University of Huddersfield School of applied sciences and research, Prof.Micheal Ginger, Dean School of Applied Science, Prof. Barbara Conway, Head of Pharmacy, and Dr.Muhammad Usman Ghori, Senior Research fellow of the University spoke on the occasion.
It may be mentioned here that Dr.Muhammad Usman Ghori will be working with Pakistani officials to bring clean, affordable drinking water to the people of Southern Punjab.
A fresh, clean water supply will be a reality in Pakistan, particularly in South Punjab, following the announcement of an international partnership spearheaded by the Pakistan government, alongside other key stakeholders, and driven by the University of Huddersfield.
The initiative led by Dr.Muhammad Usman Ghori would transform the water supplies into affordable drinking water for the benefit of the people of the region also provide a sustainable option of raw material to fabricate healthcare products.
Speaking on the occasion High Commissioner Nafees Zakaria appreciated the research work was undertaken in South Punjab for provision of clean drinking water by Dr.Mohammad Usman Ghori. – APP