Water and Power Development Authority Chairman Lt-Gen Muzzammil Hussain (retired) has informed the supreme court that work on the construction of Diamer bhasha and Mohmand is proceeding in a very fast pace. According to the estimate diamer Bhasha dam would be complete by mid of 2028.
Muzzammil, who is also head of Implementation Committee of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams (ICBMD) told the court that while Diamer bhasha dam would be completed in 2028 Mohmand dam is scheduled to be operational by the end of 2024 while all three units of Mohmand would start working by july 2025.
The supreme court was informed that federal government had provided Rs15 billion funds for Mohmand Dam, while another amount of Rs15 billion would be provided soon.
Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) had given approval for the construction of the dams, and the contract of Mohmand Dam had already been awarded and the mobilization work had commenced..