CJP to hear human rights case regarding environmental pollution

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Islamabad : A four member bench, headed by Chief Justice of PakistanJustice Mian Saqib Nisar, and comprising other three Judges,Justice Umar Ata Bandial, Justice Faisal Arab and Justice Sajjad Ali Shah will hear Human Rights Case regarding environmental pollution.
In line with press release the case regarding environmental pollution in coastal area being poisoned due to poisoned industrial waste material discharged in the sea, hazardous and toxic pesticides dumping, death & disabling the children’s due to some deadly chemical waste in a vacant plot of SITE Area, Karachi, will be taken up on December 23,2017.
It is pertinent to mention here that during last hearing of the case the bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan passed the following Order:
“On the present issue, the Chief Secretary of Government of Sindh has apprised the Court that there are two aspects of the matter; one is about the disposal of the industrial waste and the other is regarding the municipal waste which falls within Scheme-III; however, for both these categories, certain adverse implications have been identified and apprised to the Court.
The position has also been clarified by the Secretary Planning & Development Commission, who represents the Federal Government in this behalf.
However, both, the Government of Sindh and the Secretary Planning & Development Commission, are directed to submit their respective replies in writing before the next date of hearing, highlighting as to what future plans have been made for the implementation of the planned projects, meant for the disposal of industrial waste as well as municipal waste, what are the financial implications regarding each and how quickly the matter could be put in place and implemented.

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