MIRPUR (AJK): Sep 26 (APP):In the wake of recent earthquake in Mirpur, AJK, the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Lt Gen (R) Muzammil Hussain Thursday visited Mangla Dam and its components comprising the main dam, spillways, and power house.

He said on this occasion that Mangla Dam and Power House were safe and no damage was done to them during the recent earthquake. Power generation was stopped as a precautionary measure due to large quantum of silt and sediments in the water that could be devastating for power generating turbines.

He further stated that we had collected data from the various installed devices and various tests had been carried out to check the efficiency of turbines.