Dr. Tariq Fazal Chaudhry launches girls’ friendly toilet initiative in higher and secondary girls’ schools
Islamabad, May 15, 2018 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for CADD, Dr. Tariq Fazal Chaudhry launched girls’ friendly toilet initiative in higher and secondary girls’ schools of Islamabad. This is the First ever project of its kind under which well-planned and designed, girls friendly latrines are constructed in 13 schools of Islamabad with support from Water Aid and Mojaz at a cost of around Rs. 15 million. DG FDE Mr. Hasnat Ahmed Qureshi, Directors of FDE, Area Education Officers, principals and area representatives participated in the event took place in Islamabad Model School for Girls in the premises of NIH, Chak Shahazad.
Addressing the gathering the Minister said that this initiative will have huge impact on the accessibility of girls to schools and getting unhindered and quality education. He said that promoting this initiative to other schools of ICT is fundamental to quality and inclusive education, and government will do from its own resources for rest of the ICT girls’ high schools. The Minister thanked the development partners for this health and sanitation initiative.
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