Saturday Oct 01, 2016
CHITRAL: Sarhad Rural Support Programme (SRSP) distributed machinery equipment among 62 beneficiaries of Union Council Drosh I and II under Livelihood Enhancement and Protection (LEP) Programme.
The equipment of worth million of rupees were distributed free of cost among the people funded by Govt. of Italy through Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Programme (PPAF) in a ceremony at Drosh.
Captain Shabbir Ahmad of Chitral scouts was chief guest on the occasion.
In his address Programme Manager Salahuddin Salih said that SRSP is non profitable non political and non governmental organizations which work in different sectors for carrying betterment in the lives of people.
He said that SRSP working in each district of KP including FATA.
He said PPAF funding them for different livelihood programmes of the province especially in Chitral.
They are also working in Hydro power generation to overcome energy crises. As well as supporting jobless youth and skilled persons like carpenter tailor masters painters etc under Pakistan Poverty Reduction program to provide them opportunity for earning their livelihood in a dignified manners.
Mufti Mahmoodul Hassan Nazim Drosh II thanked SRSP and chief executive officer Shahzada Masoodul Mulk for their contribution in poverty reduction from the area.
He said that, “these youth were well skilled and technical sounded but they could not purchase such precious machinery. And now they were provided these machinery free of cost that would enable them to boost and enhance their economic condition.”
Captain Shabbir emphasized the local people to must play their role in maintaining in internal peace while Pakistan Army is ready for confronting with external segments and know better protection of their motherland.
He said that, “Chitral is a very remote and backward area and its poverty can be eradicated only with the combined thoughts and contribution of local people.They should to welcome each and every developmental programme of the area.”
He said, “the future lies on shoulders of our youngsters so these youngsters could be prepared and well equip for the future challenges.”
At the end he distributed tools equipments and machinery among the local skilled youth including tailoring tools carpenter tools women shopping center materials auto car painting and stone making tools and welding transformers and machines etc.
A large number of people attended the tools distribution ceremony.