Water crisis emerging as major security issue for Pakistan: Sartaj


Islamabad, Feb. 15 (TNS): The first meeting of the committee constituted by Council of Common Interests to review National Water Policy was held in Islamabad on Thursday with Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Sartaj Aziz in the chair.

Speaking on the occasion, Sartaj Aziz said water is emerging as a major development and security issue for Pakistan.

He stressed the need for a national water policy that will provide an integrated framework for provincial governments to prepare their action plan for water conservation, water storage and use of improved techniques in the water sector.