PM Imran to perform ground-breaking of Mohmand Dam on May 2

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ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan will perform the ground-breaking of Mohmand Dam on May 2.Senator Faisal Javed, in a tweet, announced the ground-breaking and thanked the donors for contributing for the dam.In February, the Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) Chairman Lt-Gen (retd) Muzammil Hussain informed the Senate Standing Committee on Water Resources that the Mohmand Dam would be completed in five years and eight months.

The Wapda chief had said the proposed time could be reduced with the use of modern technology. “Unfortunately, the project has been halted for past 50 years and nine cases were registered against the government of Pakistan for constructing the dam,” he said, adding all of these cases have finally been decided with verdicts in favour of the government.