Supreme Court provides impetus to long awaited Diamer Basha, Mohmand Dams

A comprehensive set of recommendations devised by Implementation Committee for Diamer Basha and Mohmand Dams (ICDBMD) was placed before the Supreme Court for early commencement and timely completion of Diamer Basha and Mohmand Dams.

The Honourable bench endorsed the recommendations of the Committee which will provide much needed impetus to the long awaited commencement and completion of both Diamer Basha and Mohmand Dams.

A historic breakthrough was achieved by the Committee in finding a solution to decade old resettlement issue of Diamer Basha where in new compensation formula for resettlement was recommended and endorsed by the Honourable Court which will greatly help to address the needs and wishes of the local population and assist in early commencement of work.

Concurrently Supreme Court also endorsed the recommendation of the Committee to acquire the land at fast pace in former Mohmand Agency. It was also highlighted that comprehensive CBMs in the area will greatly benefit the local populace and assist them in medical, education and communication facilities besides a huge job opportunities.

The Honourable bench further directed that all Ministries / Departments must undertake measures for effective mechanism to ensure early commencement of the projects to ensure right of life to people of Pakistan.


The Honourable Chief Justice appreciated the quality and speedy work of the Committee headed by Chairman WAPDA Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd).