Ghulam Sarwar Khan-the federal minister for Aviation headed the meeting on the small dam projects and Rawalpindi Ring Road.
As per the shared details, the Commissioner Rawalpindi Captain (Retd.) Muhammad Mehmood briefed the minister about progress made on the project.
The minister shared confidence that the project would not only help resolve the traffic issues but also create more job opportunities and give a boost to economic activities.
Commenting on the making of dams, Ghulam Sarwar highlighted the importance of such reservoirs in raid-fed agriculture areas like Rawalpindi.
He said 5 small dams namely Daducha, Mujahid, Papin, Chehan, and Mahuta Mohra were being constructed to meet the irrigation needs of local formers.
“Fast track work on the dams is in progress, which will help boost the agriculture sector,” he said.
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It is important to mention here that the Rawalpindi Ring Road (RRR) project will facilitate the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) route as it will be linked with Hakla-DI Khan (M14) Interchange.
Back in September, Punjab Chief Minister, Usman Buzdar, had given the approval to start work on the Rawalpindi Ring Road project under Public-Private Partnership.
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