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Nov 11, 2013
“Work on Diamer Bhasha and Dassu Dams would be started simultaneously. Rs21 billion have been spent on Bhasha Dam and land acquisition have also been completed.” said Water and Power Minister Khawaja Asif while addressing a press conference.
The minister also said Pakistan is currently contesting with India over five water projects including Kishenganga, Ratle, Miyar,Lower Kalnai hydroelectric projects, Wullar Barrage and Tulbul Navigation project. “In my opinion Indus water treaty signed with India does not judiciously distribute water.”, expressed Khawaja M. Asif.