Min­eral wa­ter fac­to­ries sealed

Pakistan Observer - - ECONOMY WATCH - STAFF RE­PORTER

KARACHI—As per di­rec­tives of Fed­eral Min­is­ter for Sci­ence & Tech­nol­ogy Rana Tan­veer Hus­sain, the Pak­istan Stan­dards & Qual­ity Con­trol Au­thor­ity (PSQAC) team raided at bot­tle drink­ing wa­ter fac­to­ries i.e. Tahir Wa­ter, Dame Wa­ter, Snow Spring and Due More at Model Colony, Karachi along with Print and Elec­tronic Me­dia team and Chair­man of CPRC Sha­keel Baig.

The Team mem­ber headed by Bashir Ahmed Un­nar, Deputy Di­rec­tor (Con­form­ity As­sis­tant) of Stan­dards De­vel­op­ment Cen­tre/ PSQCA, caught sub-stan­dard un­li­censed Min­eral Wa­ter sam­ples from fac­to­ries. PSQCA team caught un­li­censed sub-stan­dard Bot­tled drink­ing wa­ter brands man­u­fac­tur­ing in the fac­to­ries, team sealed 04 fac­to­ries on the spot. The raid was car­ried in a trans­par­ent man­ner and sealed the fac­to­ries.

The Di­rec­tor Gen­eral, PSQCA Muham­mad Khalid Sid­diq has warned pro­duc­ers and man­u­fac­tur­ers to dis­play the Au­thor­ity’s logo on their prod­ucts fail­ing which the Au­thor­ity will be con­strained to take ac­tion un­der the rules.

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