PM Imran to perform ground-breaking of Tarbela Dam’s fifth extension project today
Prime Minister Imran Khan will perform the groundbreaking of Tarbela Dam’s fifth extension project today (Thursday).
The Twitter handle of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said that this project of 807 million dollars will be completed by 2024. The project will enhance Tarbela Dam’s electricity generation capacity by 1530 megawatts from 4888 megawatts to 6418 megawatts.
The Minister of State said Prime Minister Imran Khan is envincing great interest in building water reservoirs in the country.
He said work on several projects including Diamer Basha dam, Dasu Hydropower, Mohmand Dam, Kurram Tangi Dam, Nai Gaj dam, Sindh Barrage, Kachhi Canal, K-4 water supply is in full swing.
وزیر اعظم عمران خان آج تربیلا ڈیم کے پانچویں توسیعی منصوبے کا سنگ بنیاد رکھیں گے۔ pic.twitter.com/tFanMdCzeP
— Prime Minister's Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) August 12, 2021
On Tuesday, Prime Minister Imran Khan had arrived in Karachi on a one-day visit, accompanied by Zubaida Jalal and Asad Umar.
In Karachi, the premier inaugurated the Shiplift and Transfer System and said that with this system Pakistan will be able to generate foreign exchange.
He had also announced the planting of mangroves on an additional 12,000 acres in Lasbela.
Pakistan is the only country in the world where the number of mangroves has increased.
The day before yesterday, Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated the world’s largest Miyawaki Urban Forest in Lahore.
On this occasion, he said that the sea has risen due to global warming, Pakistan is taking steps against global warning more than its status. Miyawaki plants are great for reducing pollution.
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