On 24th July, Tthe president of the National Water Research Center (NWRC), Prof. Dr. Khaled Abdel Hai received on 24th July, Dr. Hussien Gadeen the FAO representative in Egypt to discuss the cooperation between the NWRC and the FAO in the field of water science and water resources. Prof. Abdel Hai Prof. Khaled presented the current research activities and highlighted in his word examples of theon some of the national related research activities executed bycarried out at the NWRC institutes.

This was followed by a visit to the Hydraulics Research Institute (HRI) premises, where Prof. Dr. Samy Abdel Fattah Saad, HRI director, was in his reception. During Dr. Gadeen's tour at HRI, he stopped at Assuit hydropower physical model, where HRI staff gave him a brief about the research study. He visited the Regional Training Center premises as well as , see the training facilities. He also and met the participants of the Environmental Hydrology course, which includes participants coming from several the different Nile Basin Countries.