Mohmand Dam to be ready before 2024 flood season

July 15, 2019: The multi-purpose Mohmand dam will be ready before the flood season of 2024 as work is in full swing.

Official sources told APP that as per PC-1, the estimated cost of the dam is two hundred and ninety-one billion rupees and it would take around five years to complete.

They said Water and Power Development Authority would provide sixty-seven per cent fund for the project while remaining thirty-seven per cent would be provided by the government.

On completion, the project will store about 1.2 million-acre feet of water, generate eight hundred megawatts of low-cost hydel electricity and help mitigating floods in Peshawar, Charsadda and Naushera.

Posted on: 2019-07-15T09:40:00+05:00

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