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Expedite the construction of Diamer-Bhasha dam and feasibility studies for others

The promise is a part of the PTI's plan to solve "Pakistan’s water scarcity challenge".
Published October 29, 2018

"We will expedite construction of Diamer-Bhasha dam and will speed up feasibility studies for other dams," the PTI promises in its manifesto.

Source: PTI Manifesto 2018


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