ISLAMABAD, Oct 29 (APP): Acting Governor Gilgit-Baltistan Wazir Baig called on Federal Minister for Water and Power Raja Pervaiz Ashraf here on Friday and congratulated him on getting funds from America for Sadpara and Diamar Basha dams.Wazir Baig was accompanied by Deputy Speaker Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly Jameel Ahmad.
He also asked the minister to hold talks with China for completion of Bonji dam. He said the timely completion of those dams would not only facilitate the people of Gilgit-Baltistan but would also help meet power shortage in Pakistan.
The Acting Governor said that efforts should also be made for getting funds from Asian Development Bank for Hassan Abad, Hunza Power House. He said the Power House besides providing electricity to the local population would be a source of facilitating tourists.
The minister assured him that the Pakistan government would make all-out efforts to address the genuine demands of Gilgit-Baltistan people.