ISLAMABAD - The Indus River System Authority (IRSA) Saturday said that the countrywide irrigation water shortfall has narrowed down to 32 percent from 45 percent and in the next few days it would further reduce to 20 percent.

IRSA spokesman Khalid Rana said that water supply to Sindh has been raised to 50,000 cusecs from 38,000, while that of Punjab to 77, 000 cusecs from 67,000, Balochistan to 6,000 cusecs from 5,000, while Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was being supplied 3,000 cusecs of irrigation water.

The spokesman further said that water level in rivers has improved and the water shortfall in the next few days would be reduced to 20 percent only.