PM orders additional water supply to Karachi
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed measures to provide additional water to Karachi to address water scarcity in the metropolis.
He also directed to complete all developmental projects at the earliest with transparency and within approved costs.
Chairing a meeting of Council of Common Interests in Islamabad on Tuesday, he said previously development projects were never completed in time.
The CCI directed all provincial representatives to hold meeting with Federal Minister for Planning and Development to finalize matters pertaining to higher education and other similar bodies in post 18th Amendment scenario.
The CCI expressed satisfaction over the ongoing 6th Population and Housing Census.
The meeting also approved the financing of National Flood Protection Plan Phase-IV at an overall cost of 177.661 billion rupees on fifty-fifty share basis by the federal government and the provincial governments.
Minister for Water and Power informed the CCI that issues regarding net hydel profit between WAPDA and government of Punjab have been settled.