Minister with responsibility for the Water portfolio, Dr. Horace Chang, says his ministry is currently working closely with the agriculture ministry to establish a modern and reliable irrigation system for farmers over the next five years.
Dr. Chang in arguing the importance of such a move pointed out the importance of water to agriculture and the economy.
Dr. Chang said the government is committed to ensuring farmers receives reliable water through National Irrigation Commission.
Dr. Horace Chang, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation.
The minister was addressing the 30th staging of the Montpelier agricultural and Industrial Show in St James on Easter Monday.