ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Saturday submitted an adjournment motion in the National Assembly (NA) against Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Zafar Mahmood.
The motion was submitted after WAPDA Chairman issued remarks of the Kalabagh Dam issue that sparked a controversy. The adjournment motion was submitted by PPPs Nafisa Shah, Shazia Marri, Naveed Qamar, Aijaz Jakhrani and other members of the party.
It was mentioned in the motion that since three provincial assemblies passed resolutions against the construction of the Kalabagh Dam, the statement issued by WAPDA Chairman shall open a new Pandoras Box.
Furthermore, it was also stated in the adjournment motion that WAPDA Chairmans statements against the very issue were not part of his mandate. It was mentioned that the statement was against the spirit of federalism.
The motion included that issue was a matter of national concern and therefore needed to be discussed in the assembly at the earliest.