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Lahore (UNN) Provincial Minister for Irrigation and Chairman PIDA Sardar Mohsin Leghari has said that a strategic and long-term plan is required to mitigate the lacunas in the legislation of Punjab Irrigation and Drainage Authority (PIDA).
He expressed these views while presiding over an introductory session with the senior officers of PIDA, here today. He directed to seek the services of legal experts to vacate the stay orders got by farmer organizations. He said that a detailed revamping of PIDA’s legal framework is needed to resolve the irrigation related disputes of farming community. The Irrigation Minister urged to utilize the platform of FOs for outreach dissemination of government policies made for the rural communities in future. The General Manager (Finance) of PIDA Ch. Saeed Ahmed briefed the minister regarding the functioning and problems of five Area Water Boards under the administrative control of PIDA. The meeting was also attended by General Manager (Operation/Admin) Muhammad Ajmal Mian and Deputy General Manager (Social Mobilization) Shaiq Hussain Abidi
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