RAWALPINDI  - Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) has announced special concession package of waiving off late payment charges of water bill defaulters upon immediate payment of outstanding dues.

WASA MD Raja Shaukat Mehmood said this while presiding over a meeting the other day. Directors and other officials of water department attended the meeting. Raja Shaukat Mehmood announced concession to defaulters who have not paid their water bill dues yet and pays their arrears immediately or in instalments.

He said that if defaulters failed to grab the opportunity then crackdown would be launched against them. In addition, they would not be provided the special concession. He said that WASA has generated Rs20 million during current financial year in the head of recovery by launching crackdown against the defaulters and illegal connections.

Raja Shaukat told the meeting that WASA has not made any increase in water tariff since the year 2009. Even then WASA has been able to generate record revenue for the last couple of years because of the performance of concerned staff of the agency, he added.