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Poor water, sanitation cost Pakistan Rs 343b annually

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Contaminated drinking water and insufficient sanitation facilities cost the national kitty Rs 343 billion annually in Pakistan in terms of ailment and environmental degradation, experts at a donors debriefing session recently organized by the Ministry of Climate Change revealed.They said that the financial losses related to poor water quality and insufficient sanitation that stood at Rs 112 in 2006 had increased to Rs 343 billion annually making four per cent of the GDP.In his…Read More