SC allows Bestway Cement to continue operations around Katas Raj Temple

Pakistan’s Supreme Court will not issue any order to dismantle existing cement plants as output from the facilities will be required for the ongoing China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project, said Chief Justice Saqib Nisar. 

The Supreme Court's attention was drawn towards the holy pond, part of the Katas Raj temple complex, which is drying out due to water consumption by nearby cement factories that draw water using a number of drill bores and have severely reduced the subsoil water level and the usage of subsoil water by domestic users.

In an ironic manner, the company that has been blasted by the environmentalists regarding their role in depletion of water resources at Katas Raj Temple, Bestway Cement bags five Corporate Social Responsibility awards. 

Bestway Cement has won five awards at the 10th Annual CSR Awards 2018 ceremony, held on 18 January in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Bestway won the coveted awards by the National Forum for Environment and Health (NFEH) in the categories of Green Energy Initiatives, Community Development and Service, Education and Scholarship, Vocational Trainings and Sustainability Initiatives.

Posted on: 2018-01-22T16:45:00+05:00