Gomal Zam Dam


Gomal Zam Dam is a multi-purpose gravity dam
in South Waziristan Agency of Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan. The dam impounds the Gomal River, a tributary
of the Indus River, at Khjori Kach, where the Gomal River passes through a narrow ravine. The purpose of the dam is irrigation, flood
control and hydroelectric power generation. Construction of the dam began in August 2001
and was completed in April 2011. The powerhouse was completed in March 2013
and electricity production started in August 2013. The dam was officially inaugurated on 12 September
2013 by Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif, along with the US Ambassador
Richard G. Olson and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Shaukatullah Khan.

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