Efforts needed to increase number, capacity of water reservoirs: Dr. Askari


LAHORE : Punjab caretaker Chief Minister (CM), Dr. Hassan Askari Rizvi has directed that keeping in view that water scarcity, rain water should be utilized for multi-purposes.

He issued the directives while talking to provincial Minister for Environment Saeedullah Babar who called on him in Lahore on Monday.

Dr. Hasan Askari also stressed to create awareness amongst the masses regarding the hazards of wasting water.

The caretaker CM was of the views that looming water crisis was matter of grave concern besides precautionary measures to minimize the wastage of water, joint efforts were needed to increase the number and capacity of water reservoirs.