Rs. 3.30 billion two mega agrarian dev. projects launched in AJK with financial assistance of Pakistan Govt

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Altaf Hamid Rao;
MIRPUR,(Parliament Times): Coordinator of National Projects Muhammad Tahir Anwar Monday met AJK  Secretary Agriculture and irrigation Muhammad Bashir Butt here in the State metropolis and discussed  the pace of progress on various developmental projects including  Rs. 3.30 billion two mega  developmental projects launched in Azad Jammu Kashmir  with the financial assistance of the Government of Pakistan.
Speaking on the occasion the Secretary Agriculture said that these  projects were one of the  biggest developmental  projects  in the history of Azad Kashmir which would bring agricultural revolutions in Azad Kashmir. He said the work on the various  developmental projects    are under way  in the state  including the  construction of  water channels and setting up of water  harvesting systems for the  improvement of  the irrigation system in the remote areas of the state . He said the water harvesting system will help boost agriculture  production in the state and the local landowners will not only be   benefited from this system but would be able to cater  their requirements at local level.
 Speaking on the occasion the coordinator of National projects  Muhammad Tahir Anwar said that Federal government has launched mega developmental projects of the national importance in  all over Pakistan including Azad Kashmir for the improvement of water reservoirs   and to bring about a  socio economic changes in the lives  of the people of Pakistan and Azad Kashmir.
 He underscored the need for effective monitoring of the projects to ensure the quality of the work .He said the Federal government will also monitor the projects to ensure the transparency and  its timely completion . The Project Director irrigation Bashrat Hussain Durrani ,Deputy Project  coordinator Saif-ul-Islam , Deputy Director coordination  Themina Iqbal,Team leader G3 consultant Dr.Abdul Qadoos, and Project Consultant  NESPAK Iftikhar Arain were also present on the occasion.