By Linda Kwanjana- Business Editor
Minister of Water and Sanitation, Abida Sidik Mia MP recently visited Malawi Water Efficiency Project in Mzuzu.
This K19.6 Billion Project which is Funded by the European Investment Bank ( EIB) is aimed at improving access to water in the Northern Region.
Under this project , the Northern Region Water Board ( NRWB) will rehabilitate and expand the existing water supply systems in order to provide reliable and sustainable potable water Services.
Speaking after the tour , Hon Abida Sidik Mia expressed her excitement with the progress the board is making in the project. She further said that the project will benefit 55,400 people in Ekwendeni , 21 300 people in Chintheche and 345,450 people in Mzuzu.
Mia said this is inline with the Government of His Excellency Dr Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera’s commitment that there is clean and affordable water for every Malawian.