Sukkur; (HRNW) Sindh Minister for Irrigation Department Jam Khan Shoro has presided over a meeting regarding the improvement of the barrages of Sindh province in order to review the status of ongoing projects and other issues related to Sukkur Barrage with the officers of Irrigation department in the office of the Chief Engineer Sukkur Barrage, left bank region at Sukkur. During the meeting, the concerned officers of Irrigation Department gave a detailed briefing to the Provincial Minister on the importance of Sukkur Barrage it’s water discharge capacity, issues faced by Sukkur Barrage and it’s possible solutions and on other matters in details.
On this occasion, Provincial Minster for Irrigation department Jam Khan Shoro directed to the Project Director, Sindh Barrages Improvement project, Ghulam Mohiuddin Mughal for taking steps to finalization of feasibility report regarding Sukkur Barrage under the Barrages Improvement Program funded by World Bank by the end of November this year. Otherwise, it would be brought under discussion and approval from the Sindh cabinet and inclusion in the annual development schemes for rehabilitation and maintenance and necessary repair work of the barrages so that barrages would be brought in better condition.
Sindh Minister for Irrigation department also directed the concerned officers to summon a meeting after every 15 days to review the progress of the ongoing work of world bank funded projects۔ Jam Khan Shoro further directed to the relevant officers of Sukkur Barrage, Guddu Barrage and Kotri Barrage that they would come along their complete detailed presentation on barrages in the next meeting of Barrages Improvement project. The meeting was attended by Provincial Secretary Irrigation Sohail Ahmad Qureshi, Chief Engineer Sukkur Barrage Left Bank Syed Sardar Ali Shah, Chief Engineer Sukkur Barrage Right Bank Wali Muhammad Naich, Managing Director SIDA Pritam Das and other officers.