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Ban imposed on washing cars with hosepipes in Punjab

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday banned the use of hosepipes while washing cars in Punjab and directed that vehicles be washed with water buckets instead. According to details, LHC judge Justice Shahid Karim issued a written order on a petition seeking water conservation and controlling its wastage. The written order of LHC instructed the Lahore Development Authority and Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) to impose a ban on car service stations from using hosepipes to wash vehicles. The households were…

Every person has to play role in water conservation: Faisal Vawda

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda on Sunday said every individual of the society would have to play his role for conservation of water resources. Faisal Vawda said this in a meeting with and Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar in Lahore. They discussed matters of mutual interest, including measures taken for protection of water resources. Speaking on this occasion, the Punjab chief minister said the government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf was working for conservation and management of…

President Alvi urges nation to play active role in water conservation

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi on Friday said construction of water reservoirs would be made top priority of the government, urging the nation to play an active role in water conservation and in implementation of the national water policy. Addressing a two-day international symposium on 'Creating a Water Secure Pakistan', the president said nature has provided us with all sorts of natural resources including water, but over the years increasing population and lack of building more water reservoirs led to strong…