Khazeena Dam in Balochistan completion date announced

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Khazeena Dam in Balochistan completion date announced

ISLAMABAD: Khazeena Dam being constructed at the cost of Rs288.683 million is scheduled to be completed on April 24, 2020, as per the approved PC-1 of the project, an official of the Water Division told APP here on Wednesday.

He said that Khazeena dam was being constructed on the Loe Lahara River of Solan Dargi, district Musakhel with a water storage capacity of 4,000 acre-feet.

He said that the primary objective of Khazeena Dam was to provide water to the irrigated cultivable area of 4,800 acres as well as flood protection of downstream areas, ensuring water supply to lower riparian nearby Musakhel.

He further told that the government of Balochistan has also awarded the tender of a 10km road from Musakhel to Khazeena Dam.