Turkish NGO drills 64 water wells in Muzaffargarh

Founded by Turkish alumni, PAMDER brings freshwater to residents of Punjab's city


Anadolu Agency July 12, 2021
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ISLAMABAD:

A non-governmental organisation founded by Turkish alumni educated in Pakistan said it has drilled 64 water wells in Punjab's Muzaffargarh.

Talha Ugurlu, the coordinator of Pakistan Alumni and Members Association (PAMDER), said the local residents could now have access to clean water. The NGO plans to continue its activities there, he added.

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Muzaffargarh is known for its arid climate with very hot summers and mild winter.

The PAMDER was founded by Turkish students studying in Pakistan after a devastating earthquake shook the country's north in 2005.

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