Construction of Diamer-Bhasha dam Chinese co to extend financial support

A Chinese company had expressed its willingness to send a technical team to Pakistan to discuss different options including financial support in the construction of much-needed Diamer-Bhasha dam. This was revealed by Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani.

“We have held a meeting with the officials of China Power Company and requested them to come forward and help us through funding in the construction of Diamer-Bhasha dam, for which, they have assured to send their technical team to Pakistan to discuss this matter with the concerned officials,”

The chairman, who was leading a nine-member parliamentary delegation during his first state visit to China, said, his visit would also help remove some concerns about the multi-billion dollars China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) after the new government in Pakistan.

The chairman said that Pakistan and China were iron brothers and strategic partners and observed that people of the two countries acknowledged the warmth and affection in their relations.

Members of the delegation included Senators Mrs Nuzhat Sadiq, Sitara Ayaz, Muhammad Akram, Dilawar Khan, Kauda Babar, Muhammad Azam Khan Swati, Barrister Muhammad Ali Khan Saif and Mirza Muhammad Afridi, and Secretary Senate Amjed Pervez Malik.