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Objections exist on construction of Kala Bagh dam, says Bilawal Bhutto

ISLAMABAD: Replying to a question after joint session of parliament, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Monday apprised that provinces have objections on construction of Kala Bagh Dam.


Bilawal also stated large segment of society have also raised objections on the construction of much-delayed Kala Bagh dam time and again.


Earlier, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Saqib Nisar linked construction of long-delayed Kalabagh Dam with national unity and harmony.


Addressing a ceremony here in Lahore today, CJP added the Kalabagh dam guarantees the survival and security of the Pakistan.


Sensing immense shortage of water in the days to come, CJP reiterated that if a census [on Kalabagh Dam] is reached then it would also be constructed. He termed construction of dams as only viable solution to rising water crisis.

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