CJP seeks proposals to address water crisis

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ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar has said that no disputed dam would be constructed without addressing the reservations of all provinces.

Addressing a consultative meeting to evaluate the severity of water shortage and recommend remedial measures in Islamabad, he said Supreme Court would provide institutional support in this regard.

The chief justice urged experts to share proposals to initiate the construction of dams and reservoirs to encounter the issue of water crisis in the country.

While addressing the meeting, the experts called for immediate construction of Bhasha dam. They said that Kalabagh dam should be constructed after evolving consensus among all federating units.

The experts also demanded for constitution of a task force for appointing consultants to validate construction design of dams in the country.

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