June 24, 2019
Contact: Krish Das
Phone: 021 3527 5000
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
From the American people: a clean Jacobabad
Jacobabad – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Director for Sindh and Balochistan Michael Hryshchyshyn handed over waste management equipment to Jacobabad municipality at the Deputy Commissioner office Jacobabad.
These 80 waste management vehicles and related equipment, provided under USAID’s Sindh Municipal Services Program (MSP), were handed over in the presence of Sindh Minister for Local Government, Saeed Ghani and Chairperson of the Sindh Planning and Development Board, Naheed Durrani.
Mr. Hryshchyshyn articulated that the U.S. government is proud to partner with the Government of Sindh in the joint initiative of providing a clean and healthy environment for the citizens of Jacobabad.
Through MSP USAID is helping the city rehabilitate its water supply, sewerage, and garbage collection systems. Construction of the new water system is near completion and over 300,000 citizens of Jacobabad will all have access to clean, potable water and will be living in a much cleaner environment, all which will have a significant impact on their health and well-being.
For more information about USAID programs please visit: www.usaid.gov/Pakistan.