| GEO Business|
| Plan to improve 86,000 waterways by 2010|
| Updated at: 1300 PST, Tuesday, February 17, 2009|
ISLAMABAD: The government would embark on a plan to improve 86,000 waterways by June 2010, while 58,000 waterways have by thus far been completed.
Planning Commission sources told Geo News that development funds for this purpose were being provided timely and 30,000 waterways in Punjab, 29,000 in Sindh, 10,000 in Frontier, 13,466 in Balochistan, while 1000 waterways in Azad Jammu Kashmir would be improved by June 2010. Besides, 1300 in Fata and Islamabadís 337 waterways improvement target would also be achieved by completing it at end of next fiscal year.