LAHORE  - Al-Khidmat Foundation Pakistan’s photo exhibition ended on Monday at Alhamra art Gallery, The Mall. The context of the three-day exhibition was ‘Clean water, safe life’ and it was arranged to create awareness among general public about the preservation of clean drinking water. On the last day of the exhibition, chief guest Punjab Governor Chaudhary Muhammad Sarwar visited the exhibition. He said that clean drinking water was a basic human need and right of every human being. He appreciated Al-Khidmat Foundation’s efforts. Al-Khidmat Foundation Vice President Syed Ihsan Ullah Waqas stated that contaminated water was responsible for several diseases.

According to an estimate almost 6.30 carore Pakistanis do not have access to clean drinking water, he said. Pakistan’s economy bears a loss of $1.3 million due to contaminated water, each year. He further said that Al-Khidmat Foundation Pakistan was spreading the awareness and also involved in finding practical measures to rectify the problem of the drinking water. Al-Khidmat Foundation has already planted 416 water filtration plants, 976 water-wells, 2784 hand-pumps, and 60 water schemes. More than 90 lakh Pakistanis have benefited from these initiatives, he said.