Pakistan: Water Security Integral To National Security

Unprecedented Hydropower And Water Storage Development Plans Revealed

5 Mar 2022 by Local Press Report
LAHORE

Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd) on Monday, while briefing a delegation of PAF Air War College, Karachi, said that water security is an integral part of national security. Highlighting water and hydropower scenario in Pakistan, the Wapda chairman said that per capita water availability in the country has come down from 5,650 cubic meter in 1951 to an alarming level of 908 cubic meter per annum, turning Pakistan water-scarce country. Pakistan can store only 10 percent of its annual river flows against the world average of 40 percent, he added.

Source: The News

Source: The News