KARACHI: Prime Minister Imran Khan has revealed that Pakistan needs to collect Rs 300 -400 bullion for initial construction of Diamer Bhasha Dam and if we collect Rs 30 - 40 billion per year for next ten years Pakistan can make dams from this donation.
Diamer Bhasha Dam water reserve portion need around Rs 400 - 450 billion.
He also paid tribute to Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar for initiating the campaign for Diamer Bhasha dam in the country.
PM Khan said that the water per capita availability in the country has dropped from approximately 5000 cubic metres to 1000 cubic metres per year, while addressing Diamer Bhasha Dam fundraising at the Governor House on Sunday.
The premier said that the government can not do water financing from the limited budget allocation.
PM Khan said that each year the government have to collect Rs30 billion every year to reach its target in the next five years.
“I am very much sure that we will meet all our targets as I can see that the nation has mobilised,” he added.