Water situation in Pakistan is critical: Minister

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Water situation in Pakistan is critical: Minister

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif has said the water supply for crop could be affected if the country does not receive any rainfall in January.

Asif said the water being used at the moment is from present reservoirs.

Pakistan to face acute water shortage

“The situation is critical. We are totally dependent on rain at the moment”, he said.

The minister said that Indus River System Authority (IRSA) will not release water which might affect the hydropower generation.