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Work on Naulong Dam to be started soon, Senate body told
November 09, 2018

Senate Standing Committee on Water Resources, which met in Islamabad with Senator Shammim Afridi in the chair, was informed that work on the Naulong Dam in district Jhal Magsi Balochistan will be started in two months.              

The Committee was informed that feasibility study and detailed design of the project has also been completed.

According to Irrigation Department of Balochistan, total cost of the projects is about 23 billion rupees and it will be completed within three years after the start of work.    

The Committee was further informed that the Dam has the capacity to store over two hundred and forty thousand acre feet of water and would also generate about 4.4 mw electricity.

The Senate Committee was told that Asian Development Bank is ready to finance the project.