FPCCI expresses concern over depleting water resources

Islamabad—The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Monday expressed concern over plummeting water resources terming it the biggest threat to the country. Scarcity of water is threatening masses, agriculture and industry across the country but situation in Balochistan is very serious which can affect law and order and the economic corridor project, said Abdul Rauf Alam, President FPCCI.
Balochistan is facing water table depletion with a fast pace which must be noticed lest it take an ugly turn as half of the population of that underdeveloped province depends on agriculture, he added. Alam said that scarcity of water has increased cost of agricultural and industrial production.—INP

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