SC Lahore Registry: Petition filed in favor of Kalabagh Dam
LAHORE: A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court (SC) Lahore Registry seeking the construction of Kalabagh Dam as the country is affected by the worst energy crisis – ARY News reports.
According to details, the petitioner Firoz Shah Gillani took the stance in his petition that with the construction of Kalabagh Dam, persisting energy crisis in the state can be resolved. It was further stated that all the reservations on the dam are political and the experts are of the view that none of the provinces will be harmed by the construction of this dam.
Firoz Shah Gillani added that the Council of Common Interest (CCI) approved the construction of Kala-Bagh Dam, whereas the high court also ordered for its establishment.
The petitioner appealed the court to order for immediate construction of Kalabagh Dam.