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Govt approves Rs5.2 billion for extension of Baran Dam in Bannu

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has approved Rs5.2 billion for the extension of Baran Dam in Bannu district. Official sources said that the project will be completed within three years. The dam will bring thousands acres of barren land under cultivation in the area and will also serve as a tourist spot. Earlier this week, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had directed the Ministry of Water Resources to expedite efforts for construction of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams. Presiding over a meeting in Islamabad, he…