Abid seeks support of provinces, lawmakers to build dams

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ISLAMABAD, Feb 19 (APP): Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali Friday sought support of the provinces and lawmakers to build dams including Akhorias some 29 million acres feet (MAF) water flown down stream to sea every year. Replying to various supplementary questions during Question Hour, the minister said around 40 MAF could be stored in the proposed Kalabagh, Akhori and others dams but unfortunately consensus among the provinces could not build on these dams so far.