Nestlé inaugurates 3 more clean drinking water facilities

To Press Releases listKabirwala,Jan 19, 2016

Nestlé Pakistan has inaugurated 3 new Clean Drinking Water facilities in Khanewal, Kabirwala and Village Allahabad.

The plant in Allahabad was inaugurated by John Martin Miller, Vice President, Regional Management for Zone AOA (Asia, Oceania and Africa) who is visiting Pakistan and Bruno Olierhoek, Managing Director, Nestlé Pakistan. The other plants were inaugurated by DCO Khanewal, Khalid Mehmood Sheikh and DPO Khanewal, Jahanzeb Nazir Khan, respectively.

Now, some 30,000 people living in the area around the facilities will have free access to clean drinking water. Nestlé Pakistan has also announced that it would be maintaining the plants itself to ensure consistency of quality in the drinking water.

This brings the total number of clean drinking water facilities constructed by Nestlé to 8 from which more than 50,000 people benefit every day.

John Miller reiterated the Nestlé commitment to engaging with the communities based around its areas of operation and said, "Improvement of access to water and sanitation is just one of the many ways in which we add value to the communities we operate in."

The company has also supported the community in building a social block in one of the girls’ schools and applying distemper paint at 3 schools that have already been constructed. Currently, construction of one more school is underway in Basti Allahbad, a community located opposite the Nestlé Kabirwala Factory.

About Nestlé Pakistan

Nestlé Pakistan is the leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness company in Pakistan, meeting and exceeding all international standards in manufacturing of their products. Nestlé Pakistan believes in creating shared value for the communities in which it operates with a focus on Nutrition, Water, Environmental Sustainability, Rural Development and its People.

For further information, please contact:

Aatekah Mir-Khan
Corporate Media Relations Manager, Nestlé Pakistan
Cell:  042-35988119
Email: aatekahahmad.mirkhan@PK.nestle.com

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