Over 300 dams to be built in Balochistan at every 10-15 kilometres distance

Over 300 dams to be built in Balochistan at every 10-15 kilometres distance
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ISLAMABAD - Balochistan Minister for Irrigation Tariq Magsi has said that as many as 300 small dams will be built at every 10-15 km of the distance in the province.

In an interview with Radio Pakistan, he said the World Bank has allocated funds for Water Resource Management comprising irrigation, flood protection and drinking water schemes.

He said the incumbent government in collaboration with Asian Development Bank has given approval to the Water Resource Development Projects in the province.

The provincial minister said under the project, five schemes on Zhob basin and five sub schemes on Mulla basin will be constructed in addition to setting up two fruit processing plants.

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