IRSA opens most canals after month long closure

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Islamabad

Indus River System Authority (IRSA) has opened canals of Sindh, Balochistan except few of Punjab and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa after over month closures under annual de-silting prorgramme.

Sharing the details, the IRSA spokesperson told APP that all canals in Sindh including Sukkur and Kotri have been opened. In Punjab, Thal, Rasul, Marala, Trimmu, Panjnad, Balloki, Sidhnai and Sulemanki have been opened while Der Ghazi Khan, Muzaffargarh, Khanki and Islam canals would remain closed.

He said all canals of Balochistan have also been opened while CRBC of KPK would remain closed. Meanwhile, IRSA released 58,900 cusecs water from various rim stations with inflow of 37,900 cusecs. —APP