KARACHI - Sindh government has strongly opposed of providing water from Mangla dam to Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, The Nation has learnt here on Saturday. Sources in the Sindh government told that Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has written a letter to the federal government in which he opposed the federal government suggestion to give water to Pakistan Occupied Kashmir from the Mangla dam. It's recalled here that Indus River System Authority (IRSA) held meeting in the Islamabad in which decided to provide water to Pakistan Occupied Kashmir from the Mangla dam.   Representatives from the Punjab, NWFP and from the federal government supported the government suggestion providing water from the Mangla dam while Sindh and Balochistan representatives in IRSA opposed the federal government suggestion. After briefing to the Sindh CM by irrigation and power department Sindh, Qaim wrote letter to the federal government and strongly opposed the suggestion of federal government to provide water to Pakistan Occupied Kashmir from the Mangla dam.           He said that the federal government decision was a clear violation of IRSA rules made for the distribution of water among the provinces. Sindh government also pointed out that Sindh is already getting less shares of water and to give water from the Mangla dam further reduce the water share of the Sindh government . He said that in the season of Kharif crop, Sindh used to get water from Mangla dam but in this season it had faced the water shortage due to federal government's decision. He further complained in the letter that despite repeated protest, IRSA never pay any heed to the reservations of Sindh.