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Karachi: Anti-Corruption team raids three illegal hydrants

KARACHI: Anti-Corruption officials in an operation against illegal hydrants in Karachi sealed three hydrants in Karachi's district west. According to a spokesman of the anti-corruption department, the officials have sealed three illegal hydrants in Karachi West and detained 10 people. A team of the department officials headed by Deputy Director District Central conducted the raids, spokesman said. The action was taken on the directives of provincial adviser Barrister Murtaza Wahab. The government will not…

Some politicians, landlords stealing water in Sindh, says Vawda

ISLAMABAD: Water theft in Sindh will not be tolerated at any cost, as some landlords and politicians are using illegal means to irrigate their agricultural lands, warned Federal Minister for Water Resources, Faisal Vawda. Addressing a presser in the federal capital on Monday, the minister said he will not succumb to any pressure on pretext of 18th Constitutional amendment. "Construction of the dams is essential for the survival, as water reservoirs are becoming dry, ending with the passage of every single day, said Mr.…

Vawda vows to stop ‘widespread’ water theft

JAMSHORO: Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda has ordered deployment of police force at water distribution canal in Jamshoro to prevent water theft. During his visit to the city today, Vawda said water worth billions of rupees was being theft daily with no authority in sight to contain such massive pilfering. He directed the officials concerned to deploy security along the distribution canal, and warned of strict action against non-compliance of his orders. He regretted that the former governments…

Sindh CM decides to deploy Rangers along canals to stop water theft

KARACHI: Caretaker Sindh Chief Minister Fazl-ur-Rehman on Thursday decided to deploy Pakistan Rangers at different canals, distributaries and irrigation channels to stop water theft so that water could be provided at the tail-end. He took this decision while presiding over a meeting of irrigation department to review water position at different barrages here at the CM House. The meeting was attended by Caretaker Irrigation Minister Mushtaq Shah, Principal Secretary to CM Sohail Rajput and Secretary Irrigation Syed Jamal…

Caretaker CM orders registration of FIR against water theft

KARACHI: Sindh Caretaker Chief Minister Fazul-ur-Rehman on Monday directed the Irrigation Department to take strict action against water theft by registering FIR so that water could be provided to the tail-enders. He took this decision on Monday while presiding over a joint meeting of the agriculture & irrigation departments here at the CM House. The meeting was attended by Chief Secretary Rizwan Memon, Minister for Agriculture Khair Mohammad Junejo, Minister Irrigation Mushtaq Shah, Principal Secretary to CM…

CM Sindh orders registration of FIR against water theft

KARACHI: Sindh caretaker Chief Minister Fazul-ur-Rehman has directed Irrigation department to take strict action against water theft by registering FIR so that water could be provided to the tail-enders. He took this decision on Monday while presiding over a joint meeting of Agriculture & Irrigation departments here at the CM House. The meeting was attended by Chief Secretary Rizwan Memon, Minister for irrigation Khair Mohammad Junejo, Minister Irrigation Mushtaq Shah, Principal Secretary to CM Sohail Rajpout,…