‘KB Dam objections of political nature’

LAHORE: Chief Justice of Lahore High Court (LHC) has remarked that the objections of Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces on Kala Bagh Dam are of political nature which could be removed through dialogues.

The chief justice Umar Ata Bandial made the remark while hearing the petitions seeking construction of Kala Bagh Dam here on Thursday. He said that the construction of Kala Bagh Dam could turn out to be in the favour of national interest.

Bandial said that floods have become common after 2010 due to global warming, adding that there is a need to made sites for the storage of water.

The CJ said that the creation of Mangla Dam led to stop various developments. He said credit of various projects also went to Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto.

The hearing was adjourned till October 30.

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