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‘Completion of Gomal Zam Dam project to boost agriculture’

January 26, 2020

PESHAWAR: Timely conclusion of the watercourses project at the Gomal Zam Dam (GZD) will serve to enhance agricultural production in the southern districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, said Chief Minister Mahmood Khan. The CM was chairing a meeting on the subject, where he instructed the relevant officials to ensure that the[...]
Govt earmarks Rs40bn for construction of Khyber dams

Govt earmarks Rs40bn for construction of Khyber dams

December 21, 2019

BARA: A sum of Rs40bn has been allocated for the construction of Bara and Jabba dams in the Khyber tribal district, said Provincial Minister for Irrigation Liaqat Khattak. The statement came during the minister’s visit to Bara tehsil to review the Spera dam. Khattak was accompanied by Secretary Irrigation Daud[...]
Karot Project: 5 million people to benefit from clean energy

Karot Project: 5 million people to benefit from clean energy

November 28, 2019

GENEVA: The Karot Hydropower Project, part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and financed by China’s Silk Road Project, will generate clean energy for around five million people in Pakistan once completed, said Zhou Taidong, from the China Centre for International Knowledge on Development. The project, a run-of-the-river dam with[...]
Timely completion of Dadhocha dam ordered by CM Buzdar

Timely completion of Dadhocha dam ordered by CM Buzdar

October 11, 2019

LAHORE: Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Thursday directed the Irrigation Department to expedite the construction process for timely construction of Dadhocha Dam. In a surprise visit to Dharabi Lake in Chakwal, the CM inspected the measures implemented to promote tourism in the area. Speaking on the occasion, he informed of[...]