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Panel to advise on plans to make Singapore a global hydrohub

06 June 2007 (CNA)

The International Advisory Panel (IAP) to the Environment and Water Technologies (EWT) will convene its second meeting in Singapore from 7 to 8 June.

It will review the progress and make recommendations on the plans by the Environment and Water Industry Development Council (EWI) to grow Singapore as a global hydrohub.

During the meeting, the panel will be updated on the progress made in the EWI's three strategic thrusts - Technology & Manpower Development, Cluster Development and Internationalisation.

It will also discuss EWI's plans to grow the water industry going forward, including the Singapore International Water Week.

The 8-member panel is co-chaired by Lord Ronald Oxburgh, Deputy Chairman of the Science and Engineering Research Council Board, A*STAR and Mr Tan Gee Paw, the chairman of PUB and includes leading experts from both the water industry and academia. - CNA/ch

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