Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Minister Ahsan Iqbal has asked the Capital Development Authority (CDA) and the Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) to make a plan for saving water in the twin cities. This was reported in the leading newspaper on October 17.
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During a workshop put on by the Ministry of Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives and Agence Française de Développement (AFD) to show the institutional and governance models of municipal service delivery in urban cities, the minister stressed how important water is.
According to the details, the ministry provides a place for stakeholders to share their knowledge and work together, while AFD provides technical assistance on “Assessment of Municipal Services in Islamabad” and makes suggestions for workable institutional solutions.
Also, the minister said that there is no way to stop people from wasting water, even though there is a big problem with not having enough water. He told the people in charge to do what they could to come up with a plan of action because it was urgent.
Iqbal talked about how important sewage treatment plants are and asked the government to build them so that used water could be used. He said that people also need to change how they use water for the problem to be fixed.