The Ambassador of European Union (EU) Mr Jean-François Cautain, Provincial Sports Minister Mehmood Khan, and Member of National Assembly Sahazada Iftikhar inaugurated two micro hydro power units, built under the EU funded PEACE programme and implemented by Sarhad Rural Support Programme. Thousands of households, local businesses, and government offices and hospitals in Chitral city and surrounding areas will now enjoy affordable, sustainable and uninterrupted energy.
50 young people, between 18 to 30 years of age, receive skills enhancement training in electrician and sanitary fitting courses. The group was selected from District Peshawar, Charsadda and Nowshera. The training was organized at SRSP’s Technical & Vocational Center in Peshawar, which offered a certified course from City & Guilds UK. Their team conducted post-training evaluation and certificates were distributed among the best performances. The initiative is funded by the Government of Australia under Women Economic Empowerment and Market Development (WEEMD) project.