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Poor Water Management Costing Pakistan Billions: Report
06 Feb, 2019

Despite being rich in water resources, Pakistanis continue to face water scarcity because of the country’s inability to properly manage, use and protect water resources for socioeconomic and environmental sustainability.

Pakistan’s poor water management is conservatively costing the country nearly 4 per cent of GDP or around $12 billion (Dh44.07 billion) per year, according to a new report from the World Bank.

These costs are dominated by the cost of poor water supply and sanitation as well as floods and droughts.

Source: Gulf News Asia - https://gulfnews.com/world/asia/pakistan/poor-water-management-costing-pakistan-billions-report-1.61903819