Mohammed Ali Shabbir, Leader of Opposition in Telangana Legislative Council has received the prestigious MWRD award of the greater city of Chicago , USA for his stellar contribution to water conservation and water reclamation efforts in Hyderabad during 2004-2014.
The former minister Shabbir Ali is the first Indian to receive the prestigious citation and proclamation for the MWRD. Shabbir accepted the award at a glittering event held in Chicago town by the MWRD board on April 6. Shabbir said the honour was a kudos and another feather in the cap of Telangana and explained about the Hyderabad city water augmentation program taken up by the GHMC and HMDA during Congress regime by keeping the demand for next 25 years.
Earlier, MWRD Chairman Frank Aliva presented the MWRD Proclamation to Shabbir Ali. (NSS)