ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly, Syed Khursheed Shah Tuesday said that the government must avoid talking about constructing controversial dams without seeking consent of the provinces.
Speaking in the National Assembly, leader of the opposition said that Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif categorically stated that any dam will be not constructed by the government without evolving consensus of the provinces.
He said that Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) was not against the constructions of dams which are imperative for the progress and prosperity of the country.
Khursheed Shah said that previous government had started constructions of so many dams including Diamer-Basha, Dasu and had allocated huge funds in this regard.
He sad that government should concentrate on exterminating the menaces of unemployment, price hike and energy crisis from the country.
The leader of the opposition said that the government should release funds to complete the ongoing project in the Sindh which needed a little more amount for completion in short time.
He said that after the enactment 18th Amendment – the previous government had granted more powers to the provinces and strengthened federation.