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Chairman and Deputy Chairman ERRA Visit Educational and Health Facilities in Rawalakot

Islamabad 14th July 10: Talking to media after a detailed briefing by Project Director Rawalakot and thereafter a briefing on latest update by program manager DRU Poonch the Chairman ERRA, Altaf Mohammad Saleem said that completion of project undertaken by ERRA is on priority and ERRA is keeping a vigilant eye on pace of reconstruction. He also said that successful handling of the massive challenge posed by earthquake 2005 was made possible due to unflinching commitment of government of Pakistan, respective governments and resolve of the people. At the moment ERRA has completed 2675 projects in AJK with 422 educational buildings fully completed and 1331 are under construction. ERRA has completed 62 health facilities while 67 are under construction, said Altaf. To ensure timely completion of the tasks and meeting deadlines, Chairman and Deputy Chairman are regularly visiting the area and are expected to visit Bagh soon after Rawalakot.

The Deputy Chairman ERRA Lt Gen Haroon Aslam who was accompanying the Chairman said that completion of health and education institutions are on high priority for ERRA as good education and proper health facilities are vital for progress of the nation. Future of the nation lies in well educated and healthy youth, expressed Gen Haroon, and said that ERRA with its mandate to serve people of affected areas is going to ensure completion of health and educational buildings. Gen Haroon recently took charge as Deputy Chairman ERRA and in recent past his meetings with the CM KPK brought good results in shape of resumption of work on new Balakot City.

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