Deltares strengthens ties with the Government of Bangladesh

Published: 15 February 2019

A delegation from the Ministry of Water Resources of the Government of Bangladesh, led by Secretary of the Ministry Mr. Kabir Bin Anwar, visited Deltares in Delft to sign a Memorandum of Understanding.

Deltares will be supporting the Ministry and their sub-ordinate institutes through capacity building, training and advice. Bangladesh faces a challenging future given the impact of climate change and Deltares will particularly support their ability to perform applied research. Particularly through piloting innovative technology and approaches with our Bangladeshi partners. The visit on Wednesday 13 February included a tour of Deltares physical modelling facilities and ID-Lab.
The delegation also visited various innovations throughout the Netherlands, such as the Sand Motor, new promenade at Scheveningen and the new composite ship-lock gates at Tilburg.

 

Mr. Kabir Bin Anwar, Secretary of the Ministry of Water Resources of the Government of Bangladesh and Deltares’ Science Director, Prof. Dr. Jaap Kwadijk of Deltares signing the Memorandum of understanding (left) and the Bangladeshi Delegation with Deltares Staff (right).