A water commission constituted by the Supreme Court has presented its report to the government of Balochistan after deciding recommendations for early completion of water supply schemes in Lasbela, Kachhi, Qila Abdullah and Subhatpur districts.
Chairman Water Commission Amanullah Kanrani informed in a press conference that the commission has fulfilled its duty and submitted its final report. Now Balochistan chief secretary is bound to present the report before the Supreme Court at upcoming hearing of the case on April 26.
Former chief justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar during the hearing of a suo motu notice over a report of provision of polluted water in Bagh town had formed the water commission which has so far submitted two reports in the court after reviewing water supply systems in different areas.
The court had selected the Supreme Court Bar Association’s former president Kanrani as the head of the commission that also included Engineer Osman Babai. Irrigation and other departments had also been ordered to assist the commission.
Amanullah Kanrani said that all the authorities concerned have been directed by the court to implement the report compiled by water commission.
He describing irregularities that were noticed while compiling the recommendations that water issue in Gwadar could be resolved in Rs8 million by fixing the pipeline from Mirani Dam.
He added that but unfortunately a tanker mafia is involved which with the help of some bigwigs is providing water to locals in Rs1.5 per litre instead of actual cost Re0.25.