Balochistan govt expedites efforts to build Naulong Dam.


ISLAMABAD -- Balochistan government has expedited its efforts to build the longstanding Naulong Dam which is the first hydro power reservoir of the province to generate 5.5 megawatts electricity and irrigate 4,000 acres land.

According to spokesperson of the government, Liaquat Sahawani the dam had a huge energy potential which would irrigate 4,000 acres of area near Jhal Magsi, Gandawa and khuzdar which will boost economic activities and strengthen farmer fraternity in the province.

The government had made all required arrangements to build the Naulong Dam with the total cost of Rs3.85 billion, he added.

Earlier the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) was asked to submit the framework for the construction, cost sharing and structural possibilities and implementation plan for the dam. The officials provided a detailed presentation on the...

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