Despite the already irregular water supply in the federal capital, the situation is set to get worse as summer approaches.
Nearly a decade since the problem began; the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has not been able to come up with a concrete solution to water scarcity in the city. Instead, the authority still supplies water through tankers, an ineffective and controversial solution in the eyes of Islamabad’s residents.
LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has hoped that Federal Budget will be business friendly and energy/water-focused.
In a joint statement issued on Tuesday, the Chamber’s President Sheikh Muhammad Arshad, Senior Vice President Almas Hyder and Vice President Nasir Saeed said that in view the growing energy demand and water scarcity, there is a dire need to allocate maximum funds for energy and water projects.
Of all the challenges Pakistan is facing, water is the most critical. The country is among the leading five that face extremely high water stress and low access to safe drinking water and sanitation, according to the World Resources Institute.
Similarly, the United Nations categories Pakistan amongst those few unfortunate countries where water shortages could destabilize and jeopardize its existence in the next 10 years.
Regional Office PCRWR Lahore in cooperation with District Administration of the Toba Tek Singh organized an "Awareness Seminar on Bed Plantation of the Rice and Wheat crops" in District Hall T.T Singh on April 12, 2016. The District Coordination Officer Mr. Aamir Ejaz was the guest of honor. Assistant Commissioner Kamalia, Mr. Muhammad Khalid organized/supervised the event. Mr.Shahzad Sabir EDO Agriculture, Mr.Shahid Iftikhar Bukhari DO Agriculture, Mr. Ghulam Shabir, DO Water Management, Mr Muhamaad Rafique Suroya; Executive Engineer PHD and Mr.