MITHI: Former President Asif Ali Zardari directed the Sindh government on Wednesday to complete the work on installing 750 Reverse Osmosis (RO) filtration plants in different villages of Tharparkar by June 2015, so that every resident of these villages could get clean drinking water.
Zardari expressed these views while addressing the inauguration ceremony of a solar plant in Tharparkar. He said that today was a historical day in the history of Tharparkar that Energy Department of Sindh had completed the biggest solar plant of Asia that would provide potable water to at least 80 villages. He said besides this, the people of Mithi city would be supplied one megawatt electricity and over 100 other villages would benefit from it.
The former president said that the government had committed to provide the basic facilities to the people of far-flung areas. He directed the Sindh government to install the maximum number of tubewells and provide loans on easy conditions for the promotion of business of livestock.
Zardari’s daughter Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari accompanied him to the inaugural ceremony. Zardari inaugurated the Reverse Osmosis (RO) filtration plant and drank the purified water following his daughter.
Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Rubina Qaim Khani, Murad Ali Shah, Sharjeel Memon and others were present at the inaugural ceremony.While talking to the party workers, Asif Ali Zardari said the PPP was well aware of its national and political responsibilities and was playing the role of opposition with great responsibility.
He said that today the nation was facing critical circumstances and that’s why there was a need of taking tough decisions. He said the PPP would strictly monitor the laws made for terrorism were not misused and these laws should not be extended after the expiry of two-year period.
Source: The News