Kala Bagh Dam will resolve power crisis: Pervez Elahi

BAHAWALPUR: Former chief minister Punjab, Pervez Elahi Saturday declared building of Kala Bagh Dam (KBD) a perfect remedy to overcome the electricity crisis of Pakistan.

“I will beg before the small provinces to get their consent for the construction of Kala Bagh Dam,” he said while addressing a public meeting here.

He said the brothers of Sindh will get maximum amount from KBD and suggested that the reservoir be called ‘Pakistan Dam’ if people are averse to its present name.

Elahi maintained that the construction of KBD will envisage electricity generation at the rate of Rs3 per unit.