Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project to become operational by next year, NA told

The National Assembly was informed Friday that the Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project will be made operational by June next year.

Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali told the House during question hour that Neelum-Jhelum project is very critical and the government and the prime minister are making efforts to complete it in a timely manner.

He said these will also help avoid future water crisis. He pointed out that the government is working on different projects in this regard and said that land acquisition process for Diamer-Bhasha Dam is going on.