Under the auspices of HE. Dr. Mohammed Abdel Ati, Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation of Egypt … Prof. Khaled Abdel Hai, President of the National Water Research Center (NWRC), led an official delegation to participate in the 3rd World Irrigation Forum that was coincided with the Conference of the International Irrigation and Drainage Authority (ICID) held in Bali, Indonesia during 1-7 September 2019. The delegation comprised Prof. Hesham Mustafa, Vice President NWRC Research Affairs and Head of the Egyptian National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (ENCID), Prof. Slawa Abu Elela, Director of the ehe Water Channels Maintenance Research Institute, in addition to Dr. Mohamed Roushdy, NWRC Secretary General. The forum, which is held annually, aims to bring together all irrigation professionals with multiple branches and at all levels, including policy makers, experts, research institutions and NGOs. Elections for the post of vice-president of the International Irrigation and Drainage Commission were held on the sidelines of the conference.