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No Injustice With Any Province: IRSA

ISLAMABAD: The Spokesman Indus River System Authority (IRSA) on Sunday clarified that no excess was being done with any province in water distribution.

Water was being distributed among the provinces under 1991 water accord, said IRSA spokesman Muhammad Khalid Rana in a statement issued here.

He said there was a shortage of water for some days due to lack of water in the rivers. However, now the situation was under control, he added.

The spokesman said that more water was provided to Sindh than Punjab province during cultivation of cotton. The Sindh has to face only 4 per cent water shortage so far while Punjab province faced 16 per cent shortage.

Now water was being supplied to South Punjab for cotton and other provinces were also being given water according to their share, he said.