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SC summons details of funds spent on Islamabad airport

LAHORE: The Supreme Court on Sunday summoned details of the funds spent on the construction of the New Islamabad International Airport. Headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar a two-judge was hearing a suo motu case pertaining to rainwater flooding the newly constructed Islamabad airport at the apex court's Lahore registry. He directed the authorities concerned to furnish CCTV footage of the airport awash with rainwater on next hearing. He also summoned the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) managing director…

VIDEO: Poor drainage turns Islamabad airport into ‘mini lake’ after rain

ISLAMABAD: Heavy downpours in the Capital city has exposed the drainage system at the Islamabad International Airport where accumulated rainwater in the cargo area as well as runway affected flight operations. A video has emerged showing runway and cargo area inundated with rain water, thus affecting in-bound and outbound flights at the airport. The rainwater is reportedly accumulated at the airport for more than 36 hours and its lack of drainage also exposes the poor system to tackle rain-related emergencies. See…