Focus on global water crisis

Kathmandu, March 8:

The members of ‘End Water Poverty Coalition’ today met officials at the German Embassy to urge Germany to use its leadership of the G8 in 2007 to address water and sanitation crisis in Nepal and globally.

Sanjaya Adhikary, country representative of the Water Aid Nepal, said: “Germany is in a unique position to make huge changes in the lives of millions of poor people throughout the world. It needs to use the G8 to initiate a task force to prepare a Global Action Plan to be adopted at the 2008 G8 Summit in Japan.”