Chairman PAPA’s Message on World Water Day – March 22, 2021

On the World Water Day 2021, Dr. Shakeel Khan, Chairman Punjab Aab-e-Pak Authority (PAPA) reiterated the message of the Prime Minister of Pakistan that “now is the time for actions to deliver results on ground and be accountable for efficiency and quality of works with integrity”. He added that time is of the essence, and we are answerable for each day’s delivery of service and consequent impacts on our people particularly those who are most vulnerable and least privileged. Furthermore, on the need for water conservation, he underlined that the World can no longer afford and sustain the ongoing wastage of water due to declining water resources on the supply side and increasing needs on the demand side, hence we seriously need to act on saving water losses/ water conservation. He also emphasized on the efforts to be made on operational sustainability of projects and services to safeguard the precious resources being used on development projects by the government and all other stakeholders.

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