Construction of Winder Dam to bring propserity in Lasbela and other areas: Aslam Bhootani
QUETTA: Speaker Balochistan Assembly Muhammad Aslam Bhootani, while thanking the Federal Government for its approval regarding construction of Winder Dam, has said that impelementation of Winder Dam project was a must to improve economic conditions of Balochistan, and also saying that construction of Winder Dam would improve socio-economic conditions of people of Lasbela. In a special chat with Online news agency he said that the Federal Government during ECNEC meeting on Thursday had given approval for construction of Winder Dam at Lasbela, while tenders have also been called for construction of this dam on 28th of this month. This dam would cost around Rs 3.5 billion, the Speaker said while adding that Winder Dam project was pending for the last 35 years, but with the sincere efforts of Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Aslam Raisani and due to personnal intrest of President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani, now this project has been approved. Speaker Aslam Bhootani paid rich tributes to Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani, President Asif Ali Zardari and Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Aslam Raisani for making this project possible. He said that construction of Winder Dam would help fullfill the water needs of industrial areas of Winder, while this would also help making 10 thousands acres of land usefull. Aslam Bhootani further said that completion of Winder Dam project would certainly have postive impact on the socio-economic conditions of the area.