ISLAMABAD – Water and electricity improvement Authority (WAPDA), in a meeting held here to study the status of progress on Daimer Basha Dam, Thursday said it intended to award the settlement for the energy task and allied systems within following couple of weeks for you to start the construction work inside the modern economic 12 months (FY).

Minister for making plans improvement and unique projects Asad Umar turned into presiding over the meeting.

He became knowledgeable that work on Diamer Basha Dam became underway and an expenditure of Rs99.

.238 billion including Rs93.Nine billion for land acquisition have been incurred at the assignment until February 2020.

The meeting changed into knowledgeable that in the current FY an quantity of Rs61 billion might be spent on the assignment out of which Rs22 billion could be spent on resettlement while Rs39 billion on production related paintings.

The venture became divided into six major additives, for which separate contracts would be provided in a phased way. The dam become anticipated to be completed with the aid of September 2027, whilst the general finishing touch become predicted in March 2028, the assembly knowledgeable.

The meeting was further knowledgeable that prime Minister- excellent courtroom Dam Fund had an quantity of Rs12.17 billion, which were invested in marketplace treasury payments (MTBs).

The minister directed the relevant officials to ensure that the paintings at the assignment progress should be as according to the timelines.