KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Karachi division president and member Sindh Assembly Khurram Sher Zaman on Tuesday expressing his concerns over shortage of water in the megalopolis said that if the issue was not resolved soon, protest would be launched.

In a statement, he said that many of the areas of the city were facing acute water shortage on the occasion of Eid.

The MPA said that uninterrupted water supply was being ensured in the areas under constituencies of provincial ministers.

He said an artificial water shortage had been created in the city and the provincial government was not taking the completion of K-IV project seriously.

Mr Sher Zaman said that the eidi collection campaign of water hydrant mafia was on peak in Karachi. Tanker prices had been doubled by the officials of water board, he alleged.

Published in Dawn, May 27th, 2020