PM calls for increasing water storage capacity

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday directed the Minister for Water Resources to undertake proactive measures for increasing water storage capacity of the country by planning for new water reservoirs and implementing on-going projects on fast track.

The Prime Minister stated in a meeting with Minister for Water Resources Syed Javed Ali Shah who called on him at PM Office in Islamabad.

The prime minister further said that water security is of prime concern for the government in view of impacts of climate change on Pakistan.

He further said that the government is cognizant of the water management issues and has therefore established separate ministry for water resources, emphasized the Prime Minister.

Posted on: 2017-08-09T17:21:00+05:00