CREEW welcomes distinguished KWEF members in a Commemorative Meet Up
23 August, 2016
Members of CREEW and Kurita Water and Environment Foundation (KWEF) shared a memorable evening as the former welcomed two distinguished members of latter in a Commemorative Meet Up on 21 August 2016. The event held in Wunjala Moskva Restaurant, Kathmandu, was attended by the President of KWEF, Mr. Hiroshi Saito and Head of the Secretariat, Dr. Masa-akiWakita. Along with the guests from KWEF, 14 members of CREEW were also present in the event.
Though the evening was mainly about getting acquainted with the guests from KWEF, some useful insights pertaining to CREEW-KWEF cooperation were also exchanged by 4 presenters from CREEW. After a brief introduction of CREEWâ€™s activities by Mr. Robert Dongol, Research Director, a review of KWEFâ€™s support and research grant program was presented by Dr. Sangam Shrestha, the Founding President. Giving continuity to the presentations, Executive Director, Dr. Rabin Malla shed some light on the way forward for CREEW as a 5-year strategy. As the final presentation for the evening, Dr. Vishinu P. Pandey, President, facilitated a discussion on areas of mutual interests between CREEW and KWEF which yielded some great remarks from the 2 guests.
The traditional ambience of the restaurant added a distinct zest to the meet up which was further embellished by various cultural performances and an array of typical Newari cuisine. The two grateful guests embraced this new experience with great aplomb and were seemingly looking forward to future collaborations between CREEW and KWEF.