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International Conference

Hydropower: A Vital Source of Sustainable Energy for Pakistan

December 19-20, 2017


Venue of Conference

Lahore is the capital city of the Pakistani province of Punjab. It is the second largest and most populous city in Pakistan, after Karachi, and the 32nd most populous urban city in the world. The city is located in the north east part of Punjab province, near the border with India. Lahore is ranked as a world city and is one of Pakistan's wealthiest cities with an estimated GDP of $58.14 billion.

Lahore is one of Pakistan's most liberal and cosmopolitan cities. It exerts a strong cultural influence over Pakistan’s. literary scene. The city is also a major centre of education in Pakistan with some of Pakistan's leading universities based in the city. Lahore is also home to Pakistan's film industry, Lollywood, and is a major centre of Qawwali music. The city is also hub of Pakistan's tourist industry, with major attractions including the old Walled City, and the Badshahi and Wazir Khan mosques. Lahore is also home to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Lahore Fort and Shalimar Gardens.



2017 Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Engineering