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News and Evnets

03 March 2012:
International Rivers Day observed
Karachi, Friends of Indus Forum in collaboration with WWF observed the International Rivers Day and launched two position papers namely Indus River Downstream Kotri and Manchar Lake. Speaking on the occasion Sindh Irrigation Minister Jam Saifullah Dharejo said that last two years were very significant in terms of studying the impacts of climate change. Pakistan witnessed devastating floods in 2010 and heavy rains in 2011. He elaborated that rehabilitation of disaster affected people and draining out of water were two big challenges for them. He said that natural wetlands are diminishing at faster pace. more

15 October2011:
New body of Friends of Indus Forum elected
Thatta : General body meeting of Friends of Indus Forum was held at Keenjhar. On this occasion new office bearers were elected for two years. Election was supervised by the committee consisting of founder president of Forum Mr. Naseer Memon, Mr. Shahid Panhwar and Mr. Ali Muhammad Shaikh. more

February 5, 2011
Friends of Indus Forum calls for rehabilitation of environment in flood his areas
Dadu March 5, 2011: The Friends of Indus Forum has called for efforts to rehabilitate the naturally protective environment and adapt to the impacts of the changing climate with reforestation and appropriate water management programmes more

October 26, 2010
Call to protect ecology in flood-affected areas
Hyderabad: Speakers at the ‘Dialogue on Ecological Impacts of Floods’ have underlined urgent need for efforts to rehabilitate and protect the displaced wildlife, reduce severe ecological impacts and promote forest coverage across the province to avert such catastrophic effects of floods in future. more

Dawn - Site Edition
May 03, 2010

Securing environmental flows for Indus Delta:
By Nasir Ali Panhwar

March 27, 2010
Call to restore Manchar Lake
Sehwan March 27, 2010: The Friends of Indus Forum has called for restoration of Manchar Lake and has urged the government to establish Manchar Lake Development Authority, a dedicated body. more

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