29 Dams projects at various stages of execution in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD - Ministry of Water Resources Secretary informed that presently 29 dam’s projects were at various stages of execution having estimated cost of Rs63.899 billion and a throw forward of Rs42.525 billion, he added.
He said an allocation of Rs5.856 billion had been made for these projects so far. Regarding Mangi dam, the committee was apprised that advance Rs1,800 million had been given for Mangi dam project. However, a pace of work was very slow, he said.
Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda said in past due share and attention was not given to Balochistan in the development projects.
He assured the committee that the government would do extra for the development of Balochistan.
The meeting was attended by senators Hasil Khan Bizenjo, Mir Muhammad Yousaf Badini, Muhammad Usman Kakar and Qurat ul Ain Marri, Secretary Water Resources Shamil Ahmad Khawaja and other senior officials of Ministry of Planning and Development and WAPDA.