Dams Vital To Meet Challenges Of Water Shortage, Power Needs: PM
Muhammad Irfan 2 months ago Fri 18th June 2021 | 02:00 PM
DASU, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 18th Jun, 2021 ) :Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said the construction of water reservoirs in the country was vital to meet the impending challenges of water shortage and power generation.
In his interaction with the workers including foreign engineers during his visit to the construction site of Dasu Dam, the prime minister expressed satisfaction over the pace of ongoing work and lauded their efforts towards completion of project.
Imran Khan said the project would usher in a new era of socioeconomic development in the country.
The Phase I of Dasu Dam will complete in 2025 and start supplying 2160MW to the national grid.
After the completion of Phase II in 2029, the capacity of the dam will be increased to 4320MW.