Cement factories used water worth billions of rupees without payment: CJP
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar remarked that the cement factories in Chakwal used water worth billions of rupees without any payment.
The chief justice heard suo motu case based on media reports. During the hearing, the CJP said that water shortage has emerged as a serious issue in the country during the past few years.
He remarked that Katas Raj temple pond is drying out due to water consumption by nearby cement factories, adding that the cement factories in Chakwal used water worth billions of rupees without any payment.
The top judge said underground water level has dropped considerably in the country. The court has not responsibility to construct the dam, we have to give only directions for construction of dam,” the CJP remarked.