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NOC water for Cholistan, Sindh Interim Chief Minister letter to Interim Chief Minister Pi News

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Interim Chief Minister Sindh Justice (R) Maqbool Baqer has written to Interim Chief Minister Anwarul Haq Kakar saying that Ursa has issued a report on January 17 on water.

Maqbool Baqir said that Punjab had offered NOC to cover the fodder areas of Bahawalnagar and Bahawalpur districts for expansion of agriculture in Cholistan, including construction of feeder canal from Sulaimanki headworks.

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They said there are serious concerns about granting NOC to supply water to small Choliston, which has a total management area of ​​696,651 acres and cultivated area of ​​610,237 acres.

According to the Sindh Chief Minister, the NOC was suddenly released without sharing information from the Sindh government, Punjab’s share under the water agreement was allocated more for the already existing canal system, Punjab’s current canal capacity is more than the water agreement.

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In the letter, Justice (retd) Maqbool Baqir also said that the issuance of NOC by Ursa seriously jeopardized Sindh’s water rights, and the decision should be delayed until an elected government comes in. The issue is beyond the mandate of the interim government, and a decision that harms the interests of Sindh is very difficult for the government in the future. will be

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