Pakistan Army launches pilot project in South Waziristan to irrigate barren lands

The Pakistan Army has launched a pilot project in the Zarmalan area of South Waziristan to irrigate the barren lands.

In this regard, a total of one-thousand acres of land will be irrigated in the first phase of the project, after which the rest of the forty-four thousand acres of land will be covered in the same project.

The project, being executed under the supervision of Special Investment Facilitation Council, will improve the economic condition of the local farmers and help reduce the food scarcity.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Dry weather likely to prevail over most parts of country: PMD

Dry weather is likely to prevail over most parts of the country, while hot in southern parts during the next twelve hours.

However, partly cloudy weather with rain-thunderstorm is likely at isolated places in upper Kyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan.

Temperature of some major cities recorded this morning:

Islamabad fifteen degree centigrade, Lahore twenty-two, Karachi twenty-five, Peshawar and Gilgit eighteen, Quetta ten, and Muzafarabad seventeen degree centigrade.

According to weather forecast for Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, partly cloudy weather is expected in Srinagar, Jammu, Pulwama, Anantnag and Shopian, while partly cloudy with chances of rain and thunderstorm weather in Leh and Baramula.

Temperature recorded this morning:

Srinagar, Pulwama and Baramula twelve degree centigrade, Jammu twenty, Leh six, Annantnag and Shopian elven degree centigrade.

Source: Radio Pakistan