ISLAMABAD: Senate Standing Committee on Planning and Development has recommended holding an independent inquiry against the officials who were involved in wrong designing and wrong planning of desalination plant installed in Gwadar and to give them exemplary punishment. The meeting was also attended by Senators Usman Kakar, Mohsin Leghari and representatives from the concerned departments. The committee was informed that currently water is supplied through tankers for which the provincial government was spending a huge amount. The members of the sub-committee recommended the transfer of the plant to China as provincial government was not able to run such projects. The committee was informed that people of Gwadar had been facing water shortage for many months but were still waiting to receive clean drinking water.
Source: Pakistan Today February 13, 2018 19:09 UTC