LAHORE: To store hill-torrents water in the Koh-e-Suleman’s mountainous range for irrigation and agricultural purposes, the Punjab government will construct Sorra Dam at a cost of Rs 10 billion.

The foundation stone of the project would be laid at the start of next year, this was informed during a meeting that was held here on Tuesday to review progress on the plan designed to save 51,000 acres of water.

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Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar chaired the meeting while the Punjab Chief Secretary, SMBR, Planning and Development Board Chairman, Punjab Finance Secretary and others were present on the occasion.

While addressing the meeting, the CM directed the concerned officials to complete the project according to the timeline.

Copyright Business Recorder, 2021


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