Affectees of Diamer-Basha dam request CJP for compensation
ISLAMABAD: Affectees of Diamer-Basha Dam on Tuesday met Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar during his visit to Gilgit-Baltistan and requested him to order release of the compensation money.
They presented application to the chief justice that their land was acquired for construction of dam but they had not yet been awarded compensation and requested that concerned authorities should be directed to release the compensation.
Saqib Nisar assured that their issues will be resolved in accordance with law.
Moreover, he visited different areas of Gilgit Baltistan including Naltar, Hunza, Altit Fort, Baltit Fort and Attabad Lake and was warmly welcome by locals. They also discussed their issues with the CJP and presented applications for redressal of their grievances.