Prime Minister Imran Khan will go to strategically essential Diamer-Basha Dam Mission subsequent week to overview development actions, as work on the venture has commenced within the wake of swift mobilisation of the Contractor to the positioning.

Diamer Basha Dam was marred with delay of many years attributable to numerous contributing elements. Nevertheless, the incumbent authorities realigned the venture whereas prioritising the water and hydropower sectors in its growth technique, in line with a WAPDA press launch issued on Saturday.

Diamer Basha Dam, an important venture for water, meals and power safety of Pakistan, is being constructed on River Indus, 315 Kilometer (Km) upstream of Tarbela Dam, 180 Km downstream of Gilgit, and 40 Km downstream of Chilas city. The venture is scheduled to be accomplished in 2028-29.