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LCCI for Energy/Water-Focused Budget 2016-17

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.

Water — Pakistan's Most Critical Challenge

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.

Awareness for Bed Plantation of Rice and Wheat Crops

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.

PCRWR declares 22 water brands not drinkable

Islamabad—Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) has revealed that in an analytical findings 22 brands of mineral water were found to be unsafe due to chemical or microbiological contamination.

These brands included Coral Water, HI-Fresh, New Nation, Pak Aqua, HFC, Total, NG Fresh Water, ECO, Al-Habib, Silver, ORION, Aqua Arabia, Well Care, Desert Dew, New Deep, Lite Aqua, Aqua Smart, Avalon Pure Water, New Smart Aqua, Mazan Pure, Royal Blue and Aqua National, said a press release issued here otherday.

Federal Minister, MoST Visits Farmer's Day held at Muridke, District Sheikhupura

A farmer day was held on Sunday the 10th April, 2016 at Muridke, Sheikhupura to promote raised-bed and zero tillage cultivation of wheat. Raised-bed wheat trials have been conducted on 4 acres whereas on 1 acre zero tillage techniques have been used. The entire rest farm (70 acres) was under conventional wheat plantation. Around 70 farmers visited the field whereby introductory banners and standees were placed for information in Urdu. The farmers shown interest in the technologies due to visible better health of it's crop. It was revealed by the site farmer namely Mr.

Asia especially Pakistan likely to face severe water crisis by 2050

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Asia, the continent that houses roughly half he world’s population, will face a “high risk of severe water stress” by 2050, if the current environmental, economical and population growth persists, warns a new study.

According to the Khaleej Times, the findings showed that the median amounts of projected growth and climate change in the next 35 years in Asia would lead to about 1 billion more people becoming “water-stressed” compared to the present time.

World Water Day 2016: Better Water - Better Jobs

To mark the World Water Day (WWD) 2016, PCRWR in collaboration with the multi-stakeholders i.e. World Health Organization (WHO), UNESCO, Economic Cooperation Organization Science Foundation (ECOSF), National Rural Support Programme (NRSP), International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), and Riphah International University organized an awareness seminar on March 30 focusing on the theme 'Better Water – Better Jobs'.

Pakistan to Become Water Starved Country Sans Dams

LAHORE - The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Tuesday organised a ceremony at its headquarters to celebrate the World Water Day. WAPDA Zafar Mahmood, speaking on occasion, highlighted the significance of water for life. He said that besides enhancing water storage capacity in Pakistan, the culture of water conservation in all walks of life will have to be adopted to avoid water scarcity in the country. “All stakeholders, intellectuals and media in particular, will have to play their role to promote a culture of water conservation through its prudent use,” he added.

Water Awareness Walk held on "World Water Day-2016"

Karachi—There is a need of water reservoirs and dams in the country to meet our future needs and to save water for future survival.

This was stated by Chairman The Consumers Eye Pakistan (TCEP), Umar Ghauri while leading ‘Water Awareness Walk’ from Zainab Market Saddar to Karachi Press Club on occasion of the World Water Day 2016, This year’s theme is: Water and jobs. The walk was jointly organized by The Consumers Eye Pakistan-TCEP and Consumer Voice Pakistan, said a statement on Tuesday.

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