SC Orders 2 Dams Built With Public Funds, Bilawal Says “Dams Govt Responsibility”

JUL 4, 2018: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday said the judiciary is not involved in the construction of dams anywhere in the world. Bilawal, 29, who’s contesting elections from two National Assembly constituencies in Sindh for the first time, said “the construction of dams is the responsibility of governments.” The […]

Build 2 New Dams By Recovering Monies From Bank Loan Defaulters: SC

JUN 30, 2018: Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday remarked that consensus had been reached between all stockholders to immediately build two dams using monies to be recovered from bank loan defaulters in view of the chronic water crisis in the country. Justice Nisar made the comments during the hearing of a case initiated […]

More Than Kalabagh, Water Usage And Abuse Need National Rethink

Jun 7, 2018 (BE2C2) — Pakistan has the world’s fourth-highest rate of water use. Its water intensity rate — the amount of water, in cubic meters used per unit of GDP is the world’s highest. This suggests that no country’s economy is more water-intensive than Pakistan’s. Household water consumption (like food consumption) in the country […]