RAWALPINDI: Deputy Commissioner Saifullah Khan Dogar on Saturday said that the Punjab government had established Aab Pak Authority (APA) to provide clean drinking water to the citizens and improve water supply system in the city.

Deputy Commissioner Saifullah Khan Dogar, who is also the chairman of the APA, was addressing a meeting of the authority.

Punjab Minister for Literacy and Informal Education Raja Rashid Hafiz was also present on the occasion.

He said the authority would repair old water schemes and launch new ones.

The DC said MNAs and MPAs would be members of this authority.

He said parliamentarians’ proposals for improving water supply in their areas would be implemented without any delay.

Punjab Minister for Literacy and Informal Education Raja Rashid Hafiz said that the Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar was struggling to complete public welfare project at fast pace and this programme had been launched to control diseases and ensure clean environment.

MNAs Sh Rashid Shafique and Sadaqat Abbasi informed the meeting that the authority was working to provide healthy environment to the common man and this authority would ensure to provide clean drinking water.

They said all projects in Rawalpindi under this authority would be completed as per public aspiration.

Published in Dawn, October 6th, 2019