Punjab Governor Ch Muhammad Sarwar will open the 7th International Engineering Convention on December 23 (Tuesday) in Lahore. The two-day International Civil Engineering Congress is being organized by the Institution of Engineers Pakistan for the first time in Lahore on Dec 23-24. The IEP Lahore Centre chairman Capt (r) Engineer Khalid Sajjad said that the Convention, arranged by the Institution of Engineers, Pakistan Lahore Centre, will deliberate upon the theme ‘Development of Infrastructure’ with special focus on construction of large water reservoirs and dams in the country including KBD. Khalid Sajjad said that the purpose of this congress is to familiarize engineers, executives and departmental engineers with the new techniques in civil technology especially in constructive solutions. He said that this conference is also aimed at extending the work to science and technology development with particular focus on national economic development, water and agriculture, material and minerals, construction technologies, risk mitigation, environmental engineering, sustainable development, roads, highways and bridges.