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Punjab govt to build Dadhocha Dam by 2021

It turned down Bahria Town’s offer to build the dam

SAMAA | - Posted: Apr 30, 2019 | Last Updated: 2 years ago
Posted: Apr 30, 2019 | Last Updated: 2 years ago

The Punjab government told the Supreme Court that it will build the Dadhocha Dam by December 2021. It even turned down the Bahria Town’s offer to construct the dam.

The top court was hearing on Tuesday a case on the delayed construction of the dam.

The Bahria Town had offered to construct the dam in three years in a joint venture with the DHA. Turning down the Bahria Town’s offer, the secretary irrigation, who appeared on behalf of the Punjab government, told the Supreme Court that the experts have raised 108 questions about the Bahria Town’s offer.

Related: Punjab government embarks on an ambitious mission to construct Dadhocha Dam by 2020

It seems as if the Bahria Town’s offer has been rejected given the number of questions raised by the government, remarked Justice Azmat Saeed.

The secretary assured the court that the dam will be constructed at its original location as per the court order. The Punjab government will complete the dam within two and a half to three years and it will completely functional by December 2021, the secretary said.

On the provincial government’s assurance, the court wrapped up the case.

The proposal for the dam was finalised in 2001, however, the construction has yet to start. The reservoir is expected to provide 24 million gallons of water to Rawalpindi every day.

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3 Comments

  1. Sofia Riaz  May 2, 2019 10:16 am/ Reply

    DHAValley k mutasren per koi rehem kia jaey. Agar Malik Riaz sb ye Dam free banana chahtey hain tou unko bananey dain. Government is per kharch honi wali amount kisi aur awaam dost oroject per laga dey. Pakistan Zindabad.

  2. Farah Iqbal  October 18, 2019 11:16 am/ Reply

    DHA Valley a big fraud in history of Pakistan with innocent Citizens. Allah Hidayat de hamaray hukamrano ko 52 thousand families effect hui is fraud se.

  3. lilly  June 14, 2021 4:39 pm/ Reply

    I think instead of building the damn, Malik Riaz and DHA should pay everybody whom they sold the illegal land including the cost of the house anyone built on that land taking inflation into account. This is nothing but fraud and the responsible parties should be charged for it. It is becoming more evident Malik Riaz used his power unjustly to build some of these sociteies promising people security, utilities etc. while he is the one stealing the land which was supoose to be providing water. Corrupt people like him and in DHA should be held fully accountable if justice is to be served.

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