Dams construction in Gwadar: PM announces ample amount in upcoming budget
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has directed to complete all development projects in Gwadar at the earliest.
He was speaking at a briefing about development projects in Gwadar on Wednesday.
He said the government will allocate an ample amount in the upcoming budget for construction and expansion of dams in Gwadar and its adjoining areas to overcome water shortage.
Director General Gwadar Development Authority, Dr Sajjad Baloch briefed the Prime Minister about Gwadar Master Plan, China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, 300 MWs coal power plant and other developmental activities in the area.
Prime Minister also visited Gwadar Port.
Earlier, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif travelled on the newly built 136 km long Pasni-Gwadar road to personally inspect the quality and development work.
This section of the road is part of the Makran Coastal Highway project.
The Prime Minister was warmly received by Balochistan Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai and Chief Minister Sardar Sanaullah Zehri when he arrived in Pasni on a two-day visit to Balochistan.
Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique and Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal are also accompanying the Prime Minister.