Pakistan Embraces UN Decade Of Action For Water

26 Jun 2018 by OOSKAnews Info
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan

Facing a grim water situation, Pakis­tan plans to adopt the United Nations’ Decade (2018-28) of Action: Water for Sustainable Development programme envisaging integrated water resou­rces management including seawater treatment for Karachi, Gwa­dar, Pasni, Jiwani, Keti Ban­dar and other coastal areas.

This was the crux of a consultative session attended by local and international consultants and representatives of the federal and provincial governm­ents and companies, arranged by the Pla­nning Commission as part of its efforts to implement the country’s first Natio­nal Water Policy recently approved by the Council of Common Interests (CCI). (Dawn)