Pakistan will construct 10 dams by 2028, says Imran Khan

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PESHAWAR, (May 19, 2021): Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Imran Khan said 10 small and big dams will be constructed in the country by 2028 to take care of electricity needs and ensure food security in the country.

Prime Minister inaugurated low-cost family flats for labourers in here on Wednesday.

Addressing the ceremony, the Prime Minister Imran Khan said the government is committed for the welfare of poor people and supremacy of law will be ensured at all costs.

Under the project, 2056 family flats will be distributed among registered workers of the province through balloting.

Three percent quota has been reserved for widows and two per cent for differently-abled people.

He said the government has launched work on various mega development projects for construction of dams to cater the future energy and water needs.

Imran Khan said according to UNDP reports, poverty is significantly decreasing in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa besides spending much resource on human resource development.

Talking about the construction work on Mohmand Dam, the Prime Minister said this reservoir will be completed by 2025.

He said it will irrigate 17,000 acres of land, provide 300 million gallon water to the residents of Peshawar and generate cheap electricity.