Dams Committee discusses Mohmand, Diamer-Basha Dams implementation.


LAHORE -- Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority's (WAPDA)/Implementation Committee on Diamer Basha, Mohmand Dams (ICDBMD) Chairman Lt Gen (R) Muzammil Hussain on Tuesday chaired a meeting to discuss various matters relating to land acquisition and resettlement, procurement and financing of both projects.

ICDBMD Sub Committees on Land Acquisition, Finance and Procurement for Diamer Basha and Mohmand Dams made their presentations on the respective issues during the meeting, according to WAPDA spokesman here Tuesday.

Gilgit Baltistan (GB) Senior Member Board of Revenue, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Secretary Board of Revenue, Deputy Secretary (Budget) Finance Division, Deputy Secretary (Finance), Advisor (Development Budget) Ministry of Planning, Senior Joint Secretary (EAD), Joint Secretary (Water) Ministry of Water Resources, Deputy Secretary PM Office, Commissioner Hazara Division, Commissioner Diamer Astore Division, Deputy Commissioners Mohmand, Bajaur, Charsadda, Upper Kohistan and Chilas, Public Procurement Regularity Authority (PPRA) representative, Member (Finance) WAPDA, Advisor (Projects) WAPDA, GM (Land Acquisition and Resettlement) WAPDA, GM (Diamer Basha Dam Project), GM/PD (Mohmand Dam), GM (Finance ) Power and others attended the meeting.

Speaking on the occasion, WAPDA Chairman said that WAPDA was committed to constructing Mohmand and Diamer Basha Dams as early as possible. Expressing satisfaction over the pace of development on Mohmand Dam, he said that construction activities on the project had gained momentum in the wake of its ground breaking by the Prime Minister in May this year. He said that evaluation of proposal for consultancy services as well as bids for...

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