ISLAMABAD - The Council of Common Interests has unanimously approved first-ever water policy and Pakistan Water Charter.
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif, Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah, Chief Minister KPK Pervez Khattak, and Chief Minister Balochistan Abdul Quddus Bizenjo signed the Water Charter.
The meeting also appreciated the role of Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Sartaj Aziz and Minister for Water Resources Syed Javed Ali Shah for their contribution in reaching out a consensus.
Meanwhile, meeting of the National Economic Council is underway in Islamabad with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan in the chair.
The council is deliberating upon national development outlay for the next financial year.