$84m MSP to improve KP key municipal services

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Caretaker Minister for Local Government and Rural Development Abdur Rauf Khattak was given a detailed presentation regarding the Municipal Services Programme and preparation of Peshawar Master Plan.

The five-year, $84 million MSP will improve the capacity of the KPK government to manage key municipal services, especially water and sanitation system.
Under this programme, the MCP will be provided solid waste machinery for the whole corporation areas, including mechanical sweepers, compactors, mini dumpers, suction machines, jetting machines, excavators and site machinery.

In water supply sector, 279 tube-wells will be rehabilitated according to the demand of the community and all rusted pipes of distribution system will be replaced. Similarly, in the sanitation sector, the whole drain system of the MCP area will be redesigned and rehabilitated. The sewerage and drainage system, including the waste water treatment plants, will be rehabilitated.

In the first phase, the MCP programme aims to improve water supply, clean primary and secondary drains, rehabilitate drains and waste water treatment plants at Shahi Katta and Ring Road and procure solid waste management machinery and vehicles.

Courtesy: The Nation


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