Minister commits to resolve irrigation problems

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Irrigation Arshad Ayub Khan and Provincial Minister for Local Government Faisal Amin Gandapur paid a detailed visit to Dera Ismail Khan and were briefed regarding Chashma Right Bank Canal and Gomal Zam Irrigation System.

Speaking on the occasion, Provincial Minister for Irrigation Arshad Ayub Khan said that southern districts especially Dera Ismail Khan were important in terms of agricultural production and serve as “food buckets for Provinces”, adding steps were being taken to resolve the irrigation problems of these districts on a priority basis.

“In order to review the irrigation system in the province, I have started a series of visits throughout the province, with the aim of knowing the ground realities and taking steps to further improve the system,” he added.—APP

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