Projects of water, sanitation, hygiene launched: Marriyum


Under the Prime Minister’s Education Programme, hundred projects involving construction of class rooms, setting up of science laboratories, provision of drinking water, health care, up-gradation of toilets, and construction of pilot women and girls toilets are being implemented in schools in the federal capital.
This was revealed by Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb while speaking at a ceremony held here at a local girls college under ‘ Sehatmand Pakistan, Hamarey Hath Hamara Mustiqbil’ with regard to global day of hand washing. The minister said the teachers and parents should become part of the awareness campaign concerning ‘Sehatmand Pakistan, Hand Washing and Usefulness of Water’. She said the government or any institution alone could not solve social problems and all the institutions, civil society and people belonging to different walks of life would have to contribute to achieve the development targets.
She said that all issues pertaining to health would have to be tackled to make the future generations safe and healthy adding that healthy children would make a happy family. —APP

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