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Pakistan urgently need dams: Not getting enough water under Indus Water Treaty: CJP

LAHORE -UNS – Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday said that only dams can overcome shortage of water.

In an interview on Friday, he said that Pakistan urgently need dams as we are not getting enough water under the Indus Water Treaty (IWT), adding that only dams can overcome shortage of water.

He said that he came to know during hearings that the underground water level has declined to alarmingly low.

The CJP said that the reasons why dams were not constructed cannot be shared with the public, however, not constructing dams was a criminal negligence, while the reasons for not constructing dams should also be reviewed.

 

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