Preston University Represented at "International Expert Forum, Mainstreaming Resilience and Disaster Risk Reduction in Education, Integrating SDG, SFDRR and UNFCCC Paris, Agreement” Held in Bangkok

 Prof. Dr. Allah Wadhayo Baloch, Executive Director, Disaster Research Institute (DRI) Preston University, Kohat-Islamabad Campus represented Preston University at the "International Expert Forum, Mainstreaming Resilience and Disaster Risk Reduction in Education, Integrating SDG, SFDRR and UNFCCC Paris, Agreement,” held in Bangkok from December 1-2, 2017. The referenced mega international event was held at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Bangkok.


During the course of his participation Dr. Baloch presented a paper on the Ahmedpur Sharqia (Pakistan) oil tanker tragedy in which more than 250 people lost their valuable lives when the tanker turned turtle and caught fire. Prof. Dr. Allah Wadhayo Baloch also had the privilege to co-chair a session of the prestigious Forum.    


The Asian Institute of Technology promotes technological change and sustainable development in the Asian-Pacific region through higher education, research and outreach. Established in Bangkok in 1959, AIT has become a leading regional postgraduate institution and is actively working with public and private sector partners throughout the region and with some of the top universities in the world.