Manchar Lake is economic and cultural asset of Sindh: Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani
National Workshop on Assessment of Environmental Degradation of Manchar Lake held at USPCAS-W MUET
JAMSHORO: Senior Sindh Minister for Planning and Development Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani said that Manchar Lake is an economic and cultural asset of Sindh and all the stakeholders must come forward for its rehabilitation. He said that the greed and irresponsible interventions of humans have completely changed the environmental scenario of the Manchar Lake. “The disposal of untreated effluents and other pollutants have dumped into the lake, which has poisoned the lake water”, this he said while speaking in the Nation Workshop on the Assessment of Environmental Degradation of Manchar Lake, a joint research study conducted by U.S. Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W) of Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) Jamshoro and Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR), Government of Pakistan, held at USPCAS-W MUET. He said that it is established fact that Manchar Lake, the largest freshwater lake in Asia, has been renowned for its rich flora and fauna, as well as sustaining fishing and agricultural communities through the lake water.