A ceremony to formally launch; “Punjab Cities Program” (PCP) and dissemination of solid waste management report by the World Bank “What a Waste 2.0”

Oct 07, 2019

A ceremony to formally launch; “Punjab Cities Program”(PCP) and  dissemination of solid waste management report by the World Bank “What a Waste 2.0” was conducted by LG&CD Department in collaboration with the World Bank and PMDFC, on 7th October, 2019 at Avari Hotel, Lahore. Finance Minister, Makhdoom Hashim Jawan Bakht graced the occasion as a Chief Guest.

In the event speakers delivered comprehensive presentations on Dissemination of Bank Report  “What a Waste 2.0” and Key Features of the Punjab Cities Program. Two panels of experts also shared their valuable views on Tackling the MSWM ChallengesGlobal lessons applicable to Pakistan and Urban Management & Service Delivery - Opportunities & Challenges.

In the event senior Civil Society members, senior academia from renowned local institutions, team from The World Bank consisting; Dr. Sameh Wahba (Global Director), Illango Patchamuthu (Country Director, Pakistan), Catalina Marulanda (Practice Manager), Horacio Cristian Terraza (Lead Urban Specialist) & Ms. Shahnaz Arshad (Senior Urban Specialist) and senior officers from the Government of Punjab participated and shared their valuable views and experiences.