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PM chairs meeting on water conservation

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday gave green signal to the Ministry of National Food Security & Research to develop three major projects for conservation of water.

PM while chairing the meeting pertaining to water conservation said that three projects aimed at water conserving should be launched. Lining of the watercourse across the country, laser leveling of the fields and adding 6,00,00 acres of land in Barani areas of Khyber Paktunkhawa for water conservation.

These reforms are in-line with the Govt agenda of first 100 days. He further said that small intervention will be made to reduce water loss.

“These interventions are in line with the agenda of the PTI Government. The Prime Minister’s first 100 days agenda includes massive expansion in water conservation efforts through smart interventions to reduce water losses,” reads a statement issued by Prime Minister.

Prime Minister also talked about the conservation of rain water in Khyber Paktunkhawa where small investments are enough to implement this project.

The infrastructure to be build are construction of check dams, water retaining facilities, water storage, reservoir, hand pumps, water ponds and terracing.

These infrastructure changes include construction of check dams, water retaining facilities, water storage reservoirs, spurs, water ponds and terracing.

The water will effectively be used for irrigation purposes.

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