Medani — The Wali of Gezira State, Dr. Mohamed Tahir Aila, has praised, when he met Thursday with the Minister of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity Muataz Musa, the joint coordination and cooperation between the Ministry of Water Resources and the state's organs.
Dr. Aila appreciated the pivotal role being played by the ministry in securing irrigation, providing drinking water and production of electricity power.
The Gezira State's Wali underscored importance of coordination among the circles pertinent to process of irrigation to secure flow of water at the specified times in the Summer and Winter seasons as well as the support of institutional reform program of Gezira Scheme through rehabilitation of canals and pumps to strengthen the irrigation network systems at the scheme.
The meeting touched on the treatment of the power grid problem at Al-Bagair area in the northern Gezira and through bringing equipment to the transforming station to meet the increasing demand.
The meeting also stressed importance of solving the problem of water at Managil Locality through rehabilitation of pumps at Hurga and Nural-Din.