Balochistan Facing Water Shortage Problem: Liaqat Shahwani
Umer Jamshaid 9 days ago Wed 09th June 2021 | 07:12 PM
Balochistan government spokesman Liaqat Shahwani on Wednesday said that the province was facing water shortage problem including Nasirabad division
QUETTA, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 9th Jun, 2021 ) :Balochistan government spokesman Liaqat Shahwani on Wednesday said that the province was facing water shortage problem including Nasirabad division.
He expressed these views while addressing a press conference here.
He alleged Sindh was not implementing IRSA rules while Balochistan was facing water shortage, even drinking water was not available in Naseerabad division area of province, adding water scarcity could damage ready crops in Balochistan.
If this situation continued, agriculture in Naseerabad division would be destroyed, he explained, on June 6 and 7, we were supposed to get 6,500 cusecs water but we only received 2,500 cusecs of water.
Liaqat Shahwan said about, Rs 81 billion have sanctioned for Quetta-Karachi highway for the people of Balochistan under CPEC project due to positive efforts of Chief Minister Balochistan Mir Jam Kamal Khan, adding work on Quetta-Karachi highway would start this year.
He said construction would also begin on the national highway from Naseerabad to Sindh in order to provide traveling facilities to people in the areas, adding that Chief Minister Balcohistan Mir Jam Kamal Khan committed to develop the province in each field for removing backwardnes which had been ignored in past regime.