WaSo Asia planning meeting was held during 13th – 15th December 2016 at Department of Civil Engineering, University of Jaffna. Prof. Harsha Rathnaweera, Prof. Tore Saetersdal, Dr. Berit Hauger Lindstad, Dr. Olfa Khelifi EP Arfaoui, and Mr. Rune Romes represent the Norwegian partners. Prof. MD Mafizur Rahman and Miss Fahmida Akhter attended from Bangladesh and Dr. Heng Sokchhay and Dr. Doung Ratha represent the Cambodia. Prof. Weerakoon and five others attended from University of Peradeniya. Dr. A. Atputharajah, Dean/Engineering also attended the meeting. Dr. S.S. Sivakumar, Coordinator, WaSo Asia project of University of Jaffna, Eng. Saliya Sampath and Miss Janaki Kanagarajah, project assistants WaSo Asia project of University of Jaffna organized the meeting. Eng. Saliya Sampath was the Coordinator of WaSo Asia planning Meeting. Participants went to Habarana for village safari on 15th Dec 2016 after the meeting. Then they proceed to Kandy to attend rest of the meeting with African partners and to participate ICSBE international conference.