Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has said on the direction of Prime Minister all possible assistance is being provided to the affected people of Tharparkar.        

Talking to newsmen in Islamabad on Wednesday‚ he said population is increasing and more delay in construction of dams in the country would increase more problems.      

He said works on Diamer-Bhasha Dam has been accelerated and acquisition of land for the project would be completed very soon.

He said the government is planning to add forty thousand megawatt electricity to the national grid by 2047.

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