Pakistan's Leather Industry Threatened by Shortages

8 Jul 2013 by Local Press Report

Pakistan Tanners Association (PTA) fears a total collapse of the export-oriented industry as the country’s largest leather industrial zone is facing acute water shortage. In an SOS to the Governor Sindh, Chief Minister Sindh, Commissioner of Karachi, KMC Administrator and Managing Director Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB), PTA (South Zone) Chairman Amanullah Aftab has appealed to intervene as even sub-soil water, which is the only source of water in many areas of the tannery zone, has started to dry up. Furthermore, other resources of this basic input in the leather sector have gone remote...

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