ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali on Wednesday assured the Upper House that third phase of Khanpur Water Supply Project would be completed by December 2016.
Responding to calling attention notice, the minister said Khanpur Water Supply Project was started in 2001 consisting of three phases in which two phases of the project have been completed.
The third phase had to be completed in 2012 but due to some financial problems it could not be completed in time, he added.
He said the government has allocated funds in Public Sector Development Project (PSDP) for completion of the project.
Earlier speaking on calling attention notice Senator Taj Muhammad Afridi drew attention of the Minister for Water and Power towards a news item regarding non-completion of Khanpur Water Supply Project for last 16 years.