Federal Minister for Water Resources, Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah has said that Pakistan is in dire need of water and low-cost electricity, which necessitates timely completion of the projects in water and hydropower sectors.
He expressed these views during his visits to Mohmand Dam and Tarbela 5th Extension Hydropower Project.
The Minister was accompanied by WAPDA Chairman Naveed Asghar Chaudhry.
Speaking on the occasion, the Federal Minister for Water Resources advised WAPDA to ensure completion of the projects in accordance with the stipulated timelines by expediting its efforts for the purpose. However, the laid down construction standards in execution of the projects must be adhered to, he added.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 3rd, 2022.
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