CJP orders for immediate construction of Bhasha, Mohmand Dams
ISLAMABAD, JUL 04 (DNA) – Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has ordered the construction of Bhasha and Mohmand Dams at the earliest.
In a short judgment read by him in Islamabad on Wednesday, the Chief Justice said water is essential for the survival of people and the country and both dams should be constructed on priority basis.
He said Pakistan is facing an acute shortage of water and this crisis will become worse, if not solved now.
The Chief Justice said nation will have to lend support for construction of dams. Chief Justice said Kalabagh dam can also be constructed with consensus of all.
The Supreme Court sought a report from federal government, WAPDA and other institutions in three weeks’ time regarding construction of dams.
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