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Provide Clean Drinking Water for All

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf promised in their 100 days agenda:

Announce short and medium term plans, with immediate implementation roadmap by federal government to provide clean drinking water to every citizen. Start implementation in Islamabad and provincial capitals before expanding nationwide.

You can read these promises in the 100 Days agenda document released by PTI available HERE in English and HERE in Urdu.

Below are the actions by Imran Khan and his Governance as a step towards fulfilling this promise:

Update 1:

There are two schemes planned to meet demand of water supply in twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi and under Indus River Tarbela Dam Reservoir, it has been planned to conduct 655 MGD water by year 2050 in three phases. The sources said Council of Common Interests (CCI) has already approved River Indus water apportionment for the two cities. PC-II of the Project for detailed engineering design, already reflected in PSDP (2018-19) under New Schemes, is being taken up with Planning and Development Division as a priority project. The other scheme (Chirah Dam) has been approved by ECNEC will supply 15 MGD of drinking water to Islamabad and Rawalpindi at 50/50 per cent sharing basis.–APP

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