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Water Minister Announces To Pay AJK Govt Rs 11 Billion For Hydro Power

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda has announced to pay Azad Jammu Kashmir government Rs 11 Billion like others provinces for hydroelectricity.

Addressing a presser in Islamabad Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda said that the government has decided to pay the AJK government for electricity generated from river water like other provinces on a charge of Rs 1. 10 paisa per unit to the AJK government.

The AJK government will earn as many as Rs 11 billion from the government announcement.

The Minister said that he has received information regarding water theft from the Hub dam adding that he did not have proof of it but he will son visit the dam and inspect the information of water theft.

Faisal Vawda further said that Pakistan Indus Water Commissioner visit to under construction projects in Occupied Kashmir remained positive.