US Delegation to Attend ‘Water Dialogue’ in Pakistan

Posted October 31st, 2011 at 6:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. State Department says Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs, Maria Otero, is leading the U.S. delegation to a meeting of the U.S.-Pakistan Water Dialogue in Islamabad.

A State Department statement issued Monday says the purpose of the working group meeting is to develop actions that promote water security in response to the needs of the Pakistani people.

Meetings will be attended by technical experts from both governments and will include representatives from each of the Pakistan's four provinces.

In addition, Otero is scheduled to meet with officials from the central and provincial governments, civil society representatives and youth leaders. The discussions will include topics related to water, civilian security, health, rule of law, human rights, refugees, and the growing role of youth in Pakistan.