Topics for discussion will include water security, sustainable development of water resources, global water management, and achieving harmony between humans and aquatic environments, said Wang Tiehong, secretary of the organising committee of the congress and chief engineer at the Chinese Ministry of Construction on Tuesday.
Over 3,500 people, including experts, politicians and water companies, are expected to participate in the five day congress and exhibition.
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the 5th World Water Congress and Exhibition
Caption: River expert Jun Ma sits in the dry reservoir of Baoji Gorge in northwest China.
photo by Yongchen Wang