KATHMANDU, June 6: A two-day conference on Science and Technology for Prosperity kicked off in Lalitpur on Wednesday with the theme “Connecting Lives with Land, Water, and Environment”.
Young scientists from South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) as well as
Germany, the United Kingdom, and Finland are attending the conference organized by the Ministry of Industry, Tourism,
Forests, and Environment of Province 3 in collaboration with Central Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (CDHM) under the Tribhuvan University.
A total of 16 young scientists from various countries are scheduled to make their presentations.
According to the organizers, the program is being held to utilize the latest developments in science and technology for the preservation of land, water, and environment and to achieve sustainable development and prosperity.
The organizers claimed that the conference has been devised to share valuable experiences of young scientists, in the SAARC region, who are working in the areas of climate, land, water, forest, agriculture, tourism, industry, and overall environment, the organizer said on its official website.