Under the authority’s ‘Vision 2025’ plan, five dams and three canal projects are to be completed within the next three years.

The dam projects are:

• Sabakzai, a 30Mm3 capacity dam with costs of around US$17.4M, expected to be completed by December 2005,

• Gomal Zam dam with 1.4Bm3 capacity, costing US$223M, to be completed by June 2006,

• Mirani dam, with 372Mm3 capacity to be completed by 2006 at a cost of US$100M,

• Satpara, a 100Mm3 capacity dam worth US$36M and due to be finished by the end of 2006,

• Raising of Mangla dam at a cost of US$1.1B, which is to add 3.5Bm3 of storage capacity by mid 2007.

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