An organizing committee for the successful hosting of the International Water Association’s (IWA) World Water Congress and Exhibition in 2012 in Busan has launched operations.
The Busan Metropolitan City and the organizing committee held a ceremony to mark the launch of the committee in Haeundae, Busan on Wednesday. The city and the committee also held a global water symposium.
A dozen top IWA officials attended Wednesday’s ceremonies, including IWA President and Chairman Glen Daigger, Executive Director Paul Reiter and former President David Garman.
Among the Korean officials that took part in the ceremonies were Busan’s Vice Mayor for Economic Affairs Lee Ki-woo.