LUMS WIT To Host Launch of Nestle Pakistan’s Water Plan

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 3:00pm
10-201 auditorium, 2nd floor SBASSE

LUMS Centre for Water Informatics and Technology presents 

Launch of Nestlé Pakistan’s Water Plan

Date: October 4, 2017
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Venue: 10-201 Auditorium, 2nd floor, SBASSE Building, LUMS


About the event

This upcoming event unveils the “Nestlé Pakistan Water Plan” in partnership with Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), developing agri-preneurs and scaling up technologies that can help save water in agriculture; WWF-Pakistan, working on implementing the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) standard; Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), with its research and advocacy efforts; Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) – Pakistan’s apex agricultural research at the national level; and Punjab Agriculture Department promoting high-efficiency irrigation methods in order to encourage farmers to reduce water wastage. All the partners have been working with each other to help save water.

During this event all partner organisations will share what they have been doing which will be an opportunity to learn from each other. There will be a chance to explore more partnerships during the event. We welcome feedback from various stakeholders; governments, corporates, think tanks, academia, NGOs that have been invited to the event.


3:00 pm: Guests to be seated
3:10 pm: Welcome Comments by Prof. Dr. S. Sohail H. Naqvi, Vice Chancellor, LUMS
3:15 pm: Introduction to the big picture: Nestlé Global Water Strategy, Magdi Batato, Executive Vice President and Head of Operations at Nestlé S. A.
3:25 pm: Panel Discussion:

Moderator: Dr Imran Khalid, SDPI


  • Bruno Olierhoek, Managing Director, Nestlé Pakistan
  • Dr. Abid Suleri, Executive Director, Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
  • Hammad Naqi, CEO, WWF-Pakistan
  • Dr. Abubakr Muhammad, Director, LUMS Centre for Water Informatics & Technology
  • Dr. Yousaf Zafar, Chairman, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council
  • Capt. Mohammad Mahmood, Secretary Agriculture Department, Government of Punjab

4:30 pm: Q&A
4:40 pm: Presentation of Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Certificate to Nestlé Pakistan’s Sheikhupura Factory by Syed Babar Ali, President Emeritus, WWF- Pakistan
4:45 pm: Note of thanks
4:50 pm: Group Photo with Panelists/Partners
4:55 pm: Refreshments

There is no registration fee. Interested invitees are requested to complete the online registration form by October 2, 2017. 

For details, please contact:

Soban Hameed Saigol Admin Manager, LUMS WIT
Phone: +92 332 4495057