Drawing and essay competition on water conservation held among students.
CHITRAL, June 05, 2010 (Balochistan Times): To create awareness and
recognize importance of water, drawing and essay competition was held
among the students of different schools on the title of Water
Conservation. Main objective of the competition was sensitization of
students and young generation on water conservation and its development.
The competition was held at Government Centennial Model High School
Chitral. While students of some private schools (boys and girls) also
participated in the competition. Students prepared different drawing,
maps, design and colourful sketches to convey a message regarding
conservation of water. The second group wrote essays on importance and
conservation of water. Addressing on the occasion Shabbir Ahmad Khan
project Manger of Mass Awareness for Water Conservation and Development
(MAWCD) project announced that competition among students of different
schools would also be held at Upper Chitral to give an opportunity to
these remote and backwards students to express their views regarding
water conservation. Principal of the school Abdul Kabeer stressed upon
the students to must communicate this messages to their family members
to sensitize them regarding water conservation because its resources are
lacking and we will face great hardships due to shortage of water in
near future if we not adopt precautionary measurements. Project Director
Engineer Samar Gul said that Pakistan also has been included in the list
of those countries which are facing water scarcity. Scientists have
predicted that water level is going deep and below and we will be facing
water scarcity if we did not take necessary steps for its conservation.
The speakers said that we have finished water of our own part and now
using water of our coming generation. They said that students of 72
schools would be involved in this competition in next term. They said
that Islam also has stressed on proper use of natural resources and on
avoiding wastage of water. Later on chief guest Engineer Samar Gul
distributed first, second and third awards among the position holders
students including girl student.
(THROUGH ASIA PULSE)