Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday has urged judges to play their role in strengthening the state institutions.   

He said this while addressing the foundation laying stone ceremony of Supreme Court Registry in Karachi today.

The top judge Saqib said steps have been taken in view of growing responsibilities and judicial activities of the apex court in the province.

"Every Pakistani should contribute to the development of the country with utmost sincerity," he asserted.

Highlighting scarcity of water, the CJP stressed to build new dams and to conserve water. "When we made a commission on water, we came to know that there exists a water mafia in the city," he said, "We can address the issue with better management. Our eight-month-year-old initiative is yielding results," he stated.

Mineral water companies are using almost seven billion gallon water daily very soon Rs1/liter tax will be imposed on the water companies, he added.

Talking about the population explosion in Pakistan Saqib Nisar said in next 30 years our population can go up to 450 million this situation demands immediate institutional reforms in the country.