Senators raise water, load shedding issues


ISLAMABAD: Opposition leader in Senate Sherry Rehman on Thursday strongly condemned a recent attack on security forces in Quetta and said the sacrifices of soldiers would never be forgotten.

During proceedings of the House, she said, “We strongly condemn the attack on security forces in Quetta in which Col Sohail Abid and two other security forces personnel embraced martyrdom”.

She said, “The sacrifices of security forces for the elimination of terrorism and extremism will be remembered long.”

The Senators also raised the issue of water scarcity in Balochistan. They highlighted the issue of load shedding in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces.

Senator Lt Gen (Retd) Abdul Qayyum strongly condemned firing of Indian forces on Line of Control LoC) and said ministry of defence should brief the House about the incident.