ARCASIA Round Table Summit for Post Disaster Reconstruction in Nepal

The ARCASIA Roundtable Summit for Post Disaster Reconstruction in Nepal was held on the 2nd and 3rd of August, 2015 in Islamabad, Pakistan. Presidents & Representatives from Architects Regional Council Asia (ARCASIA), International Union of Architects (UIA) Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA), South Asian Architects (SAARCH), Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), Sri Lankan Institute of Architects (SLIA), Society of Nepalese Architects (SONA), USAID, UN, Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Heritage Foundation Pakistan, Members of IAP including National Council & Executive Committee Members from various Chapters participated. The Nepalese Ambassador to Pakistan H.E Bharat Raj Paudyal inaugurated the summit and thanked IAP for organizing this very important event. He spoke about the initiatives of his government in the last few months regarding reconstruction efforts in Nepal. The final resolution was agreed upon and signed by all the concerned individuals present, which concluded the Summit. The resolution will be presented for a formal approval at ARCASIA 2015. The Roundtable Summit was a huge success and deliberations by professionals from across the globe to an effective conclusion.The event was hosted by Vice President ARCASIA Zone A& Chairman, ARCASIA Committee on Young Architects (ACYA) and organized by Rawalpindi – Islamabad Chapter- Institute of Architects, Pakistan.