ISLAMABAD (APP) – Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit­ Baltistan Chaudhry Barjees Tahir has said that construction of Diamer­ Bhasha dam will be an important mile stone in the development of Pakistan and Gilgit­ Baltistan.

He was chairing a high ­level meeting to review matters pertaining to acquiring land for the construction of the dam in Islamabad on Thursday.

The meeting was informed that forty five billions of rupees have been awarded for land acquisition