Arshad Ayub directs to ensure water supply for irrigation

PESHAWAR:  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Irrigation Arshad Ayub Khan on Monday directed to ensure water supply for irrigation of crops in the recent heat wave.


While uninterrupted supply of water from irrigation schemes should be continued. He said that adequate supply of water is essential to protect crops from extreme heat. The PTI provincial government is taking practical steps to provide relief to the people.


He expressed these views while presiding over meetings with various delegations in his office. The delegations apprised the Provincial Minister of the problems faced by them in their areas and thanked him for the record development work.


Talking to the delegations, the Arshad Ayub Khan said that ” the PTI government believes in practical measures instead of slogans. Health card provides free treatment in private and government hospitals across the province.”


In addition, the Provincial Minister for Irrigation presided over a meeting regarding the recent severe heat wave. The concerned officials apprised the Provincial Minister about the flow of water. The minister issued necessary instructions on the occasion.