PESHAWAR: The Baizai Irrigation Scheme will irrigate 25,000 acres of Malakand Division and Mardan, which will turn seasonal agricultural land to properly irrigational land, bringing prosperity in the region. This was said by Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister (CM) Ameer Haider Khan Hoti on Friday. Addressing a jirga at the Chief Minister House, CM Hoti said the construction work of the project’s main canal will complete next year, adding that the irrigation scheme will bring an agricultural revolution in the area and improve the farmers’ standards of living. In addition to that, the chief minister said that the classes in new girls’ college in Katlang will commence within the next four or five months, adding that temporary arrangements of classes will be arranged at irrigation rest houses.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 22nd, 2011.
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