Devaluation shoots up Bhasha Dam cost by Rs 322 billion

ISAMABAD: The cost of Diamir Bhasha Dam and Hydropower Project has surged by 322 billion rupees merely because of the devaluation of rupee by the incumbent government of Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf. The estimated cost of this dam is $14 billion. It amounted to 1624 billion rupees when the PTI came into power. However, after devaluation the […]

Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dam

PM, CJP’s Dams Fund received Rs 9b

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister and Chief Justice of Pakistan’s Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dam Fund has so far received over nine billion rupees. According to an update issued by State Bank of Pakistan, the countrywide contribution to the fund stands at around eight billion rupees while the remaining one billion rupees were contributed by expatriate […]


Monnoo Group donates Rs5m for dams fund

ISLAMABAD – Monnoo Group has donated five million rupees in the Supreme Court of Pakistan and the Prime Minister’s Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dams Fund. The family of Munir Monnoo presented the two cheques of the amount while meeting Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar at Supreme Court Branch Registry in Lahore.


Construction of dams necessary to safeguard future of masses- Vawda

ISLAMABAD – Minister for Water Resources, Faisal Vawda has said that construction of dams is necessary to safeguard the future of masses of the country. Talking to a private new channel, he said a due legal procedure has been adopted for giving contract for Mohmand Dam. The Minister said the country has been put on […]

Chairman Hashoo Group presents Rs 60 mln cheque to PM for dams fund

Chairman Hashoo Group presents Rs 60 mln cheque to PM for dams fund

Chairman Hashoo Group Sadruddin Hashwani called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad today. He presented a cheque of 60 million rupees to Prime Minister for Supreme Court and Prime Minister’s dam fund.


Generous Saudi package will help Govt not put on any further burden on masses: PM

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said government successfully obtained financial package from Saudi Arabia to reduce the immediate burden of paying the installment of loans accumulated by previous governments. Addressing the nation on TV and radio tonight, the Prime Minister said “New government faced the immediate burden of paying the installments of debt. He […]


Govt weighing numerous choices to steer country out of economic crisis: PM

Lahore: The Prime Minister Imran Khan says Pakistan is endowed with huge potential which may be exploited by smart governance and eradicating the corruption. Talking to media he said the massive loans taken by the previous governments have indebted the country to such an extent where levying of taxes and consequent inflation became inevitable. The […]


Local bodies system to be finalised among 48 hours: Prime Minister Imran Khan

  ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday aforesaid the native bodies system would be finalised among 48 hours to devolve power at grassroots level, ARY News reported . “The real amendment can surface once people area unit empowered by devolving powers at grassroots level,” he aforesaid whereas chairing a geographic region cabinet meeting in […]


Pakistan army donates over Rs one billion for Dams Fund

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army has donated more than Rs 1 billion to the fund set up by the Supreme Court for construction of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams. Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa met Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar at the Supreme Court and handed him over a cheque of Rs 1.05 billion during the […]


PM’s speech motivates Pakistanis to generously donate for dams

Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser says he is donating his first salary to the Prime Minister-Chief Justice fund for construction of dams. In a tweet message, he said we should enthusiastically participate in the dams construction campaign for the future of our children. Asad Qaiser said the nation will have to take steps for storage […]