KOT ADDU: As many as 44 flood-affected families were on Thursday given keys to houses in a model village built in Ehsanpur union council of Kot Addu. It is a joint project of the provincial government and a non-government organisation Muslim Charity. It includes a mosque, a health centre, a playground for children and a school. The village will accommodate over 259 people who lost their houses in 2010 floods. Special Assistant to Chief Minister Khwaja Salman Rafiq, International Relief Fund for the Afflicted and Needy (IRFAN) chief executive officer Rasem Abdul Majed, Muslim Charity Pakistan President Pir Muhammad Mazhar Hussain were present at the keys distribution ceremony. Muslim Charity CEO Sabooh Uddin said construction of a similar model village for flood-affected families was underway in Rahim Yar Khan. The project will be completed by the end of June, he said.
Published in The Express Tribune, May 4th, 2012.
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