Tuesday , March 31 2020

Vawda, PM Khan discuss expected dates for Mohmand Dam’s groundbreaking

Miyar Hydroelectric project

Islamabad: Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda met Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday to consult on the new dates for Mohmand Dam’s groundbreaking .

Sources informed that prior to the development regarding the announcement date for the groundbreaking ceremony of Mohmand Dam. Prime Minister was also informed about the measures taken for the foundation making ceremony of the Dam.

The Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) chairman informed earlier on Monday (January 7) to Supreme Court that the Mohmand Dam will be finished by 2023.

Muzammil Hassan ,the Chairman WAPDA explained the court about the dam work progress.

A five member bench of Supreme Court led by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar dismissed hearing of the case relating to  construction of Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand dams till coming Friday.

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain criticized the PTI government’s decision to give contract of Mohmand Dam to Descon Company which is causing loss to the country.

“Razak Dawood has no links with Descon consortium,” Chaudhry remarked while briefing media.

On January 3,  Mr Vawda rejected the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) demand to cancel the contract.

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