Supreme Court summons all four Chief Secretaries

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Supreme Court summons all four Chief Secretaries

ISLAMABAD - Supreme Court on Wednesday summoned all four chief secretaries of provinces in-person in a case pertaining to the water consumption by mineral water companies.

A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar also rejected the report submitted by the Advocate General Punjab regard taxes imposed on bottle water companies.

Advocate General Punjab while submitting report stated that the Punjab government has divided the use of water in three categories to extract water from areas facing water scarcity, mineral water companies have to pay Rs0.75 per liter whereas in areas where there is no shortage of water, the companies are required to pay Rs0.15 per liter.