University in 1962. He is a fellow of the Economic Development Institute, IBRD. Dr. Abu-Zeid occupied various research positions in the Ministry of Irrigation till he became the Director of the

Water Distribution and Irrigation Systems Research Institute. He was Chairman of the Water Research Centre which controls eleven research institutes involved in different fields of irrigation water and its management. He has contributed a large number of papers through his scientific research. In 1986 he was awarded a First Class Medal of Honor by the H.E. President of the Republic of Egypt for his valuable contribution to maximizing the benefits from the precious drop of water. He was Vice President of ICID from 1986-1989.

Dr. Mahmoud Abdel Halim Abu-Zeid

Vice President Of ICID

Elected From Egypt 1986-1989