Construction of dams is need of the hour: President

News Desk

Pakistan is at the tipping point to progress as all indicators are showing positive trajectory, the President Dr Arif Alvi has said, adding that construction of dams is need of the hour keeping in view needs of the country.

According to media reports, the President has expressed these views while addressing a ceremony held in connection with screening of docudrama “Paani Key Pankh” in Karachi.

Dr Arif Alvi has stressed the need for using water carefully. He said that the federal government has planned to provide water to Karachitis and expressed the hope that K-VI project would help reduce the difficulties of the citizens in term of water.

The President said that the docu-drama “Paani Key Pankh” which is about Mohmand Dam reflects two facets; one is how the country fought war on terrorism and restored peace and second one is about the importance of water.

He also lauded the sacrifices of Pakistan Army in the war against terrorism.

“Pakistan is progressing and now we have relations with the United States and other countries on the basis of trade instead of aid,” he added.