PM visits site of Mohmand Dam to oversee construction work

PM visits site of Mohmand Dam to oversee construction work

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MOHMAND, May 19 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan visited the site of Mohmand Dam on Wednesday to review the ongoing construction work.

Chairman Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Lt Gen (retd) Muzammil Hussain briefed the prime minister on the progress of the project.

The groundbreaking of Mohmand Dam was performed by Prime Minister Imran Khan on May 2, 2019.

Mohmand DAM 2021 05 19 pic2The Mohmand Dam being constructed on Swat River will help in areas including flood protection, agriculture and crop needs, water security and environment-friendly electricity supply.

The dam costing Rs 309.6 billion will be constructed 218 meters high with a storage capacity of 1.293 million acre feet water and will generate 800-megawatt electricity.
In the areas of electricity, irrigation and flood protection, Mohmand Dam will save Rs 51 billion annually.

On directions of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the work on the project is in full swing which even was not halted during the pandemic.

The WAPDA is committed to complete the project by year 2025.


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