MoU is signed between Legal Awareness Program for Human Rights (LAPH) Chitral and Devolution Trust for Community Empowerment (DTCE) a Project of UNDP here in Chitral, The momentous signing ceremony was held in a local Hotel in Chitral town and Mr. Ruhllah Khan Coordinator DTCE Islamabad and Mr. Niaz Ali Shah Chairman Legal Awareness Program For Human Rights (LAPH) Chitral signed the MoU and Ms. Farzana Shah District Manager DTCE Chitral, Mr. Ajaz Ahmad BOD LAPH, Mr. Irfan Ahmad Kazi, Project Coordinator LAPH and many others participated in this ceremony. According to the MOU, LAPH will shape 70 Nos of Village Neighborhood Councils (VNCs),14 Numbers of Union Public safety Committee(UPSCs) and 14 Numbers of Support and Coordination Committees(SCCs) in the 14 Union Councils of District Chitral in order to empower the local communities through increasing their decision making through devolution . DTCE will provide fund for the VNCs for small scale municipal based project in village level.
Mr. Ruhullah Coordinator DTCE said that it will provide opportunity for the local community to identify their problems and to solve their problems at village levels. Chairman LAPH thanked DTEC Team for selecting LAPH as Partner Organization. LAPH has been selected as Partner by DTCE through a strong ranking among the Non-Governmental Organizations working in Chitral on Good performance and capacity basis.
KASHIF AHMAD SHAHZAD, CHITRAL PAKISTAN, 17200