Urban project of clean drinking water inaugurates by German
ambassador in Chitral
Chitral Times Report
The ambassador of German government to Pakistan, Dr. Cyrill
Nunn has said the aim of German support to the people of Chitral
for having access to clean drinking water was to make the people
healthy so that they could live a happy life. He was speaking in a
inaugural ceremony of Urban Project of drinking water in village
lasht five km away from Chitral town. He urged the beneficiary
community to manage it properly in order to sustain it so that the
people could get benefit continuously from the project for long
time in future. He also appreciated Aga Khan planning and Building
Service, Pakistan for its efforts to execute and implement the long
and difficult project successfully.
Mr. Salim Khan, member Provincial Assembly,
KPK speaking on the occasion appreciated and thanked the German
Government and people for providing fund to the government and NGOs
for the development projects in Pakistan.
Mr. Nawab Ali Khan, CEO of AKPBSP also spoke on the occasion and
thanked KfW for its funding for the projects in GBC.
Earlier, the representative of beneficiary community, Mr. Zohran
Shah made a presentation to the ambassador on the project. He
thanked the donor agency, KfW of Germany for providing fund for the
project to have access to safe drinking water to the people of
lasht, Dulumuch and Singoor village. He also thanked local
administration, line departments and AKPBSP for their support in
getting this project completed.
It may be noted that laid out pipes covered 75 km, which included
26 km feeder line and 49 Km branch lines in network system.
Similarly, the ambassador inaugurated another KfW funded drinking
water project in Booni. This project benefits 363 households.
Earlier, on his arrival in Booni, the beneficiary community warmly
welcomed the ambassador and his team and presented Chitral caps to
Speaking on the occasion, the ambassador stressed the need of
sustaining the project by proper planning and management so that
beneficiary households could benefit for long time.
The member of Provincial Assembly, KPK Sardar Hussain thanked the
German government and the people for their generous financial
support for the development in Chitral. He also appreciated the
efforts of AKPBSP for successful implementation of the project.
Earlier, Mr. Zulfiqar Ali Shah briefed about the project. He said
after getting the clean drinking water there has been noticeable
reduction in water borne diseases in Booni. He thanked donor
agency, KfW and executing agency AKPBSP for getting the water
problem solved in Booni.
Among others who were present on the occasion were: Ms Barbera,
First Secretary of German Embassy, Nawab Ali Khan, CEO AKPBSP, Dr.
Baber of AKF,P and Ms Nusrat CEO of FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance,