Diamer Bhasha Dam construction: New developments reported

Diamer Bhasha Dam construction: New developments reported

ISLAMABAD - Chief justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has taken important decision over a big issue relating Diamer Bhasha Dam.

CJP on Thursday said that the issue relating to land demarcation of Diamer Bhasha Dam between Khyber Pukhtunkhwa (KP) and Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) would be resolved on the issue of the royalty problem.

A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar resumed hearing into the instant matter. During the hearing, KP and GB law officers, appeared before the court while Additional Attorney General informed the court that a commission led by Justice Tanveer Ahmed had issued its report on the royalty and land demarcation in the instant matter.

Law officer from Gilgit Baltistan, however, informed the court that they have not yet received the report as well to which the chief justice questioned as to whether the report was not available on the court’s website. The court was informed that being sensitive, the report was not made public.