Construction of Mohmand, Diamer Basha Dams
There are moves to
wards the construction
of two major dams after Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar took notice of the looming water crisis.
WAPDA Chairman Muzammil Hussain during a briefing to the caretaker Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk said that the construction work on Diamer Basha and Mohmand Dams will be started during the current fiscal year.
Meanwhile, the armed forces of Pakistan decided to contribute funds to the construction of Diamer Basha and Mohmand dams.
“The officers of army, navy and air force will contribute their two days’ pay, while soldiers one day’s pay to the announced fund for this national cause,” read a statement tweeted by Inter-Service Public Relations chief Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor.