Action ordered to check dumping of toxic waste into Keenjhar lake

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Staff Reporter
Provincial Minister for Industries and Commerce & Cooperative Department Jam Ikramuallah Dharejo has taken the notice of the news published in The Pakistan Observer and other newspapers that toxic chemicals and materials of the factories are being thrown into Keenjhar Lake. He directed the Secretary Industries to pay immediate visit to the Keenjhar Lake and submit a report within 24 hours. On the directives of the Sindh Minister for Industries and Commerce Cooperative Department Jam Ikramuallah Dharejo, the Secretary Industries has visited to the site. Jam Ikramullah Dharejo said that if the toxic water of factories is released into the Keenjhar Lake and treatment plant is not used, action will be taken against the factory owners under the law. He added that I have been told that treatment plants are installed in Nooriabad and K. B. feeder Kotri and these treatment plants pass through the factories to clear the water which is not dangerous. Provincial Minister Jam Ikramullah Dharejo has said that Kenjhar Lake is 35 km away from Nooriabad. Ikramuallah said that Keenjhar Lake is a beautiful place of Sindh and the safety of Keenjhar Lake is one of our top priorities. Jam Ikramullah Dharejo said that Sindh government is working for the betterment of Kenjhar Lake and will take all possible measures to preserve the beauty of Kenjhar Lake, he added.