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PM urges to complete Diamer-Bhasha Dam project till 2026 instead of 2029

PM urges to complete Diamer-Bhasha Dam project till 2026 instead of 2029
April 17, 2022 Web Desk

GILGIT-BALTISTAN (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Shehbaz Sharif says Diamer-Bhasha Dam is a vital project for power generation, water storage, creating job opportunities and further strengthening economy.

He expressed these views during his visit to the construction site of the dame in Gilgit-Baltistan today on Sunday.

The Prime Minister reviewed the ongoing work on the dam and talked to the workers.

He asked the Chief Secretary and Chairman WAPDA to finalize proposal for 300-bed hospital within one week.

The Prime Minister asked the team to expedite work to complete this project till 2026 instead of 2029.

The Prime Minister expressed satisfaction on the pace and standard of the construction work and said that it will expedite economic activities in the whole area.

Chairman WAPDA retired Lt. General Muzammil Hussain briefed the Prime Minister on the ongoing construction work.

The Premier was accompanied by PML-N leaders Marriyum Aurangzeb, Shahid Khaqan Abbassi and Khwaja Muhammad Asif.