ISLAMABAD: National Assembly deputy speaker Syed Ghulam Mustafa Shah on Monday said it was incumbent upon the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to ensure supply of clean drinking water to every citizen in the capital.

He expressed his displeasure over the CDA water supply management as a recent report of Pakistan Council for Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) found water samples in Parliament Lodges and Parliament House contaminated. In a meeting with senior CDA officers, he asked them to take cognizant of the PCRWR report. Expressing his concern over the report, the deputy speaker directed the CDA to evolve proper standard operating procedures (SOPs) for cleaning of water tanks in Parliament Lodges and Parliament House.

Published in Dawn, April 2nd, 2024

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