Govt considering seven projects including Kalabagh, says Khawaja Asif

13 Oct, 2015 1:25 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif has on Tuesday said that seven projects including Kala Bagh are under consideration.

While submitting written reply in the Senate, Khawaja Asif said that a number of projects are under consideration including Drawar Dam, Nai Gaj Dam, Kurram Tangi Dam, Naulong Dam, Diamir-Bhasha Dam and Kala Bagh Dam besides a number of projects ready for implementation.

He said that WAPDA has prepared a comprehensive plan to tap water during high flow season and utilize it during lean season for agriculture and generation of electricity.

The minister said that the quantity of water wasted due to lack of reserves was at 35.86 million acre feet.

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