ICID Presidents Visit to THAICID
|On 10 December 2011, Professor Dr. Gao Zhanyi, President of ICID (International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage-ICID) has spent a visit to observe water resources management of the Royal Irrigation Department (RID), Samsen Annex, Bangkok, Thailand.
Dr. Gao was welcomed by Mr.Chaiwat Preechawit, ICID Vice President, Dr. Somkiat Prajamwong, THAICID Deputy Secretary and other THAICID members at the Water Watch and Monitoring System for Warning Center (WMSC) of the RID. After brifted by Dr.Somkiat of the current flooding situation and the country water management, Dr. Gao was invited to sign in a wishing well book to celebrate His Majesty the King of Thailands 84th year anniversary at the Central Hall of RID.
|ICID Presidents Visits at Thailand Flooding Areas and Meeting with THAICID President|
|On 11 December 2011, Professor Dr.Gao Zhanyi, President of ICID (International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage-ICID) has observed the area affected from 2011 Thailands most severe flood in Nonthaburi, Pathumthani, Singburi and Chainat provinces. Briefs by the officers of the Royal Irrigation Department about the flooding causes and management and site visits were made at Rangsit Nua Project, Bang Chom Sri Regulator and Prangam Regulator. In this occasion, Dr. Gao has made a courtesy call to Mr. Chalit Damrongsak, THAICID President and Director General of the Royal Irrigation Department who came to welcome Dr.Gao at Chao Phraya Diversion Dam, Chainat Province. After brifted about flood management, the ICID President has expressed his appreciation for Mr. Chalits hard working in flood fighting to help the effected Thai people.|