ISLAMABAD - The irrigation infrastructure in Balochistan was badly suffered in the devastating floods, pointed out in an interim report of Flood Commission formed under the directions of Supreme Court in a constitution petition titled Marvi Memon vs. Federation of Pakistan. The court had taken suo moto of the breaches on the letters of Deputy Chairman of Senate Mir Jan Muhammad Jamali and Fakhruddin G Ibrahim, senior advocate Supreme Court, while PML-Q MNA Marvi Memon and Zahida Thebo Mehar have filed petitions in this regarding. The commission, comprised retired federal and provincial secretaries including A K Lodhi from Sindh, Fateh Khan Fajak from Balochistan, Khawaja Zaheerud Din from Punjab and Azam Khan from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, while Qazi Sajid Additional Registrar of Supreme Court of Pakistan was appointed as facilitator of the commission, submitted its interim report, after conducting field visits, before the Supreme Court on Friday. The report stated that most part of damaged infrastructure in Balochistan had still not been repaired, which was causing major problems to the people of affected areas especially in Jaffarabad division as the water was not available for cultivation or even for human and cattle consumption. During the field visit, the Members of the Commission met the flood-affected people in Dera Allah Yar. The Commission also had an aerial view of the damaged infrastructure. It was pointed out to the Commission that Kirther Canal suffered a major destruction during the floods. Since this canal provides bulk of the water in the Jaffarabad Division, its immediate repair is necessary to make the cultivation of Kharif crop possible. On receipt of the interim report the chief justice, who is heading the bench of the Supreme Court ceased with this matter has fixed this case on March 28, 2011. Notices have been issued to all concerned including the petitioners to appear before the court.