*PESHAWAR - *The groundbreaking ceremony of Mohmand dam has been postponed.
The ceremony was scheduled for January 2, has been postponed for an indefinite period, the Ministry of Water and Power confirmed on Sunday.
Mohmand tribal District administration official concerned with the project told *The Express Tribune*that preparations for the groundbreaking ceremony were almost completed and even invitation cards were distributed with the ceremony inaugural board erected on the dam site.
The Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) officials informed about the postponement of the ceremony, which was to be attended among others by Prime Minister Imran Khan, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa, and Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA Sajjid Khan Mohmand from the Mohmand tribal district said that despite the ceremony being postponed for an indefinite time, with no such reason shown, there was still hope that the ceremony will be held in January, 2019.