MULTAN: Work started on the Punjab Irrigation System Improvement Project and restoration of the Lower Chenab canal system (Part-B) on Thursday to improve water availability, officials told The Express Tribune. The officials said the project would be completed at a cost of Rs9.20 billion and Rs9.14 billion, respectively. The officials said that work on restoration of canals in Dera Ghazi Khan, Rajanpur, Jhang and Bahawalnagar was also in progress. In DG Khan, they said, there were several areas that lacked proper irrigation system and that these projects would help facilitate farmers in these regions.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 19th, 2013.
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