Water commission summons owner of private school

KARACHI: The Supreme Court-mandated Commission on Water and Sanitation summoned on Monday the owner of a private school built near the sewerage plant on November 5.
The commission directed the other party to provide a copy of the complaint.
The commission had earlier issued notices to the school, Sindh Industrial Trading Estate (SITE) Association, and others in previous hearings of the case.
The school was built in place of the company.
However, he mentioned that opening a school in an industrial area is against the law.
The sewerage waste of S3 plant lies at the posterior end of the school.
The report regarding the provision of clean drinking water in all schools of Sindh was also submitted and made part of the record.
The report further stated that a survey of 5,929 government schools of Sindh has been completed, out of which 4,466 schools had access to clean drinking water.
The remaining schools will be provided with clean water by December 2018.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 30th, 2018.

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