The construction work on infrastructure development at the proposed Dasu Hydropower Project of 4,320 MW is in full-swing in Kohistan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

These include relocation of Karakoram Highway, construction of right bank access road and 132 KV transmission line from Duber Khwar hydropower plant to Dasu at a cost of about nineteen billion rupees.

WAPDA sources told, the construction work on first phase of 2160 MW Dasu Project will be started soon.

For this purpose, the government has awarded two contracts to a Chinese firm for carrying out the main civil works.

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