Water Engineering and Management (WEM) program would like to Congratulate WEM Alumnus, Syed Mohammad Omar Eshaq (AIT/WEM, 2017) for his appointment as the Director of General of Harirud-Murghab River Basin, National Water Affairs Regulation Authority of Afghanistan. WEM program wishes him good luck for his tenure.
The Harirud-Murghab River Basin represents about 12% of Afghanistan’s water resources. It is centered in Herat, an intensely irrigated region of Afghanistan. The river flows through Iran, ending in Turkmenistan, and acts as a border between Afghanistan and Iran and further between Iran and Turkmenistan.