CM Sindh reviews flood preventive measures

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SUKKUR, Chief Minister Sindh Qaim Ali Shah visiting different dams and embankment on River Indus, in Sukkur

SUKKUR, Jul 28:  The Chief Minister(CM) Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Tuesday inspected different dykes including Shank and Qadarpur Loop dyke at Ghotki district to review flood preventive measures and assured that concrete steps are taken to protect the population from maximum losses.
The Chief Minister said that the province was facing water and energy problems despite the fact that they were key organs of Sindh economy.
The chief minister said that water was backbone for the agriculture sector of Sindh as was energy for the industrial and social development sectors. “Without the source of water and energy, we cannot achieve development goals,” he said.
A strict monitoring of Indus embankments and dykes of canals and other waterways was being ensured to avoid damage to agricultural lands and villages, he said.
CM said that all departments, relief agencies and the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) had already been put on a high alert to meet any unexpected situation.
He said that staff of relevant departments along with machinery and equipment had been made available at sensitive spots.

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