Nestlé, WWF, LUMS discuss importance of water for livelihood

Staff Reporter

Lahore—Nestlé Pakistan, in partnership with WWF-Pakistan and LUMS-Water Informatics and Technology (WIT) Centre hosted a panel discussion at LUMS to mark UN World Water Day. The theme of the discussion was ‘Water for Livelihoods’ in line with the theme for this year’s UN-World Water Day (celebrated on March 22), which is “Better Water, Better Jobs”. The two-hour interactive discussion session among experts from academia, private practitioners, non-profit and government sectors highlighted how each the sector contributes to securing livelihoods associated with the water industry. During the discussion, four questions were put to the panel comprising Dr Kauser Abdulla Malik, Dr Pervaiz Amir, Dr Muhammad Aslam, Ali Hasnain Sayed and Rao Irshad Ali Khan.
Khurram Zia, Country Business Manager, Nestlé Waters, said that water is a fast depleting resource that is shared among us as individuals, farmers, industry, the environment and communities. Nestlé is committed to being a water steward and that means ensuring our operations agriculture value chain to industrial processes are efficient and that we collaborate on initiatives that encourage preservation of water resources in the long term.

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