THE National Hydraulic Research Institute of Malaysia (Nahrim) may not be a well-known agency but it has been playing a significant role in the country's water-related research and development since its inception in 1995.
Besides acting as the country's nerve centre in water-related R&D, Nahrim is gearing itself to become the national referral centre and coordinator in the field.
Nahrim comes under the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry and is headquartered in Seri Kembangan, Selangor.
Nahrim director-general Ahmad Jamaluddin Shaaban says the agency's researchers in coastal, river basin, hydrology, hydrogeology, bio-engineering and other water resources and environment fields are ready to meet the challenges lying ahead.
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