PM Shahbaz Sharif sets unrealistic target for completion of Diamer Bhasha Dam
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has ordered early completion of Diamer-Bhasha Dam on Indus River near Chilas.
Prime Minister Shehbaz visited Diamer-Bhasha Dam on Sunday. Wapda Chairman Lt Gen ® Muzammil Hussain gave briefing to the PM and his team on the ongoing construction work on Diamer Bhasha Dam link.
Shehbaz said they had to think about setting up mega energy projects in the face of rising energy demand. He said Diamer-Bhasha Dam was pivotal for the spur of economic growth of the country.
He maintained billions of rupees had been spent on this project and demanded swift execution of the dam. He gave a new target link to Wapda for completion link of the project by 2026 instead of its stipulated execution time by 2029. He said nothing was impossible in this world.