ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has said that no one will be allowed to misuse the dams construction funds.
CJP also appreciated statement of Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan regarding water crisis in the country and adding that Supreme Court (SC) will soon conduct international conference on water.
Earlier on Friday, in a video message PM Imran Khan said that the country is facing severe water crisis as the Pakistan’s biggest issue is water scarcity.
PM Imran said that he had been taking presentations on natinal issues, adding that there is no doubt today that we are at a crisis situation.
He said that the country’s debt has soared to Rs30,000 billion but one of our biggest issues to date is the water issue. “When Pakistan was made, every Pakistani had 5600 cubic metres of water but today that stands at only 1000 cubic metres,” he added.
He appealed all Pakistanis, including the overseas ones, to financially contribute for construction of dams in Pakistan that are vital for country s future generations.