Prime Minister Imran Khan has emphasized upon following an integrated approach for conservation, storage, management and efficient utilization of the available water resources.
He was chairing the first meeting of National Water Council in Islamabad today.
The Prime Minister underscored the need for chalking out a comprehensive road-map in consultation with provinces and other stakeholders for implementation of National Water Policy .
He said National Water Council will serve as an effective platform to develop consensus among the stakeholders on all issues pertaining to water resource management.
Secretary Water Resources Shamail Ahmad Khawaja briefed the meeting about the contours of National Water Policy and the strategic priorities set in the policy.
The Chairman WAPDA briefed the meeting about the progress on various projects of water storage and power generation.