Moonis Elahi emphasises expeditious execution of Telemetry System

By: News Desk      Published: 10:51 PM, 3 Nov, 2021
Federal Minister for Water Resources Moonis Elahi in meeting with Chairman IRSA Zahid Hussain Junejo.
Federal Minister for Water Resources Moonis Elahi in meeting with Chairman IRSA Zahid Hussain Junejo.

Federal Minister for Water Resources Moonis Elahi Wednesday held a meeting with Chairman IRSA Zahid Hussain Junejo in the Ministry of Water Resources.

He was briefed about the current water situation, regulation and its distribution amongst the provinces, IRSA capacity building and installation of telemetry system on water distribution sites.

The Federal Minister said that being a part of positive development total rim stations inflows has been augmented by 27% as compared to the inflows in last year October.

“Previously, the inflows were 57800 Cusecs which have been increased to 73400 Cusecs. These inflows are 11 % plus with respect to the last ten years average of 65900 cusecs. Provincial indents and releases to Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and KP (below) are 35000 Cs, 40000 Cs, 4000 Cs and 2500 Cs, respectively with no shortfall.”

On Telemetry System, he was briefed that the matter was under process among the relevant institutions.

Elahi emphasized expeditious execution of the project so as to build confidence amongst the stakeholders regarding the accurate water distribution which is inevitably essential for the national harmony among the federating units.

He further reiterated that the Ministry of Water Resources will provide its due support in the capacity building of IRSA.

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