Chairman WAPDA Urges Accelerated Progress at Mohmand Dam Project


Chairman of the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA), Engr Lt Gen Sajjad Ghani (Retd), recently visited the Mohmand Dam Project to assess construction advancements. During his inspection of key sites including diversion tunnels, the power house, and the spillway, he underscored the project’s vital role in meeting Pakistan’s water and energy demands.

Accompanied by project officials, consultants, and contractors, the Chairman received updates on ongoing tasks and timelines. Following this, in a meeting at the project office, he directed the contractors to adhere strictly to the execution plan to ensure timely completion. He emphasized the deployment of additional resources to expedite the project’s progress.

The Mohmand Dam Project, set to be the 5th highest concrete-face-rock-fill dam globally, is slated for completion by 2026-27. Upon completion, it will enhance water storage capacity, irrigation prospects, and energy generation, benefiting areas like Mohmand, Charsadda, and Peshawar.

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