ISLAMABAD, Oct 2 INP): William Doan, U.S. Embassy Senior Water Resources Engineer, is leading a delegation of Pakistani government officials and businessmen to Chicago, Illinois September 30 – October 4, to promote U.S.-Pakistan bilateral commercial ties and increase trade and investment in the water sector.
The delegation will attend the 2017 Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC), the largest technical water quality trade show and educational event in North America. This is Pakistan’s first official delegation to WEFTEC. In 2013, the Asian Development Bank cited Pakistan as one of the world’s most “water-stressed” countries. WEFTEC presents Pakistan opportunities for technology and trade transfer in the waste and storm water sector.