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‘Lack of water policy to cost Pakistan dearly’

  Participants in the international water conference on Tuesday highlighted the crucial role of water in the lives of individuals and the nation and warned of [...]

Act now to avert water crisis

  * Conference calls for improving access to water for the poor and maximising water use efficiency KARACHI: Sindh Governor Mohammad Zubair has said that water was [...]

Sindh governor downplays Pakistan’s water woes at international conference

At the 3rd International Water Conference held in Karachi, on Tuesday, Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair turned heads as he failed to acknowledge the water crisis prevalent [...]

Sindh governor bursts the bubble at 3rd Karachi International Water Conference

  KARACHI: Water is not our top priority. We are in a crisis and water is not reaching the people of Karachi, but issues of terrorism and [...]

Third international moot on water to begin on November 22

Leading international and national experts on water will share their views, findings and studies at the Third Karachi International Water Conference to be held here on [...]

International water conference ends

KARACHI: The Third Karachi International Water Conference concluded on Thursday, a statement said.  Sessions took stock of the development of the federal and provincial water policies, [...]

3rd Karachi International Water Conference begins

KARACHI: Governor Sindh Mohammad Zubair said on Tuesday that water is essential for not only human consumption but also plays a vital role in growth of economy.This [...]

Third Karachi International Water Conference concludes with a Declaration on Securing a Water Future

Press Release Karachi, 22nd November 2017, the Third Karachi International Water Conference concluded here at Karachi’s Movenpick hotel. Sessions today took stock of the development of [...]

Pakistan’s Impending Water Crisis and the Future of Water

Press Release Karachi, 21st November 2017, Pakistan is at a very critical crossroads: How does it manage its fast decreasing per capita water availability, erratic river [...]

Conference Declaration (Draft)

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Meeting with Governor of Sindh

On 6th October 2017, Hisaar Foundation chairperson, Mr. Zohair Ashir and board governor Mr. Ashraf Kapadia met with Governor of Sindh Mr. Mohammad Zubair to discuss the [...]

KP CM highlights importance of water resources

PESHAWAR: Highlighting the importance of water resources, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister (CM) Pervez Khattak has said that the water-related issues with the neighbouring countries proved that the [...]

Khattak hints at formulation of water policy

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has said that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government formulate its own water policy. Addressing a ceremony here on Monday, he said that the policy [...]

How serious is the risk to Pakistanis from arsenic contamination of groundwater?

A recent study has brought to surface a poisonous reality about the state of the country's waters and public health once again. With samples from 1,200 wells all across [...]

Pakistan’s National Water Policy

Over the years, multiple democratic and military governments of Pakistan have been unsuccessful in providing their country with a formal water policy. This comes as a major [...]