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Implementation of comprehensive water strategy improves country’s water resources: CE

KABUL: Chief Executive, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, in the National Water Conference, said that the implementation of comprehensive water strategy would help improve the country’s water resources, a statement from his office said Tuesday.
He said: “Water is the most important source of life and the government authorizes, private sector, civil society and the whole citizens of the country have to properly use this important resources of life.”
Thanking the organizers of the National Water Conference, the CE said decrease in water resources has lately been turned into a grave concern among the mass, so the government, particularly the ministry of energy and water have worked on a comprehensive water strategy, and the conference is hoped to result in the full implementation of the strategy, said the statement.
The CE called on the entire citizens, particularly the religious scholars to voice against improper use of water, beside the government’s responsibility in the connection, the statement quoted.
Dr. Abdullah asked the ministry of Energy and Water, Ministry of Urban Development, Counter-Disaster Administration and the National Environment Protection Office to closely work in this field and bring no excuse that what should be done by whom and where, the statement noted.
“We shouldn’t take measure to do one thing today and postpone the others to the future,” the CE reiterated.
Other participants of the fifth National Water Conference, spoke on the issue, with the minister of Energy and water saying his ministry was planned to work on the water strategy to prevent water wastage and water pollution, as he added Afghanistan was the only world country with 95 percent of water resources being used by private sector, according to the statement.
The main aim of the conference was to present a precise understating about water management in the country, the statement said.
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