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Safe Drinking Water – Centre passes the buck to provinces

ISLAMABAD – The federal government on Tuesday passed the buck to the provinces on the issue of provision of safe drinking water to the people across country, with PPP chief whip and Minister for Religious Affairs Syed Khurshid Shah calling for a unanimous resolution by the National Assembly to the provincial governments to ensure safe drinking water provision to their people. Responding to a calling attention notice raised by PML-Q members Riaz Hussain Pirzada, Sardar Bahadur Seeher

Govt will ensure safe travel on Parachinar Road: Malik

ISLAMABAD – Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik Friday told the National Assembly that the government was taking all possible steps to ensure safe travelling on the Parachinar Road which had recently been opened after two years as a result of a peace agreement between two local tribes belonging to different sects.
He was replying to a call attention notice raised by Noor ul Haq Qadri, Hameed Ullah Jan Afridi, Zafar Beg Bhittani and others regarding attack on passenger vehicles

Safe drinking water plan is a pipe dream

LAHORE – Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has called for the inclusion of legislators to mature the Punjab Drinking Water Policy, further delaying its implementation, amidst alarming levels of water pollution in the province.
The first ever Punjab Drinking Water Policy, which has been pending over the last six months, is supposed to regulate quantity and quality of drinking water by addressing the institutional, administrative, legal, regulatory, fiscal, social and