This following shot was taken on a rainy day, special thing about this picture shot is that it shows all the new and old towers of Blue Area Islamabad without even leaving a single one. Even the new ones under construction are shown in this picture shot.
Recently Bhasha dam was approved by Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec), this dam is going to cost 894.25 billion rupees. Not only this, along with this project about two dozen other infrastructure and social sector schemes were approved. All of them collectively will cost about Rs. 977 billion. Foreign aid factor will about 312.94 billion rupees.
Bhasha dam will take about 10 years to complete and will serve the nation with 4500 MW of additional electricity. First time after development it can be initially used about 30 years without any major maintenance. The committee termed it as a lifeline project for Pakistan. Also was termed as the biggest project of Pakistan history by the committee.
The dam will be about 272 meter high, will have the capacity of about 6.4 million accer feet of water. As a first step National Highway Authority will be given the tasks to widen the roads leading to that area to make the delivery of building equipment and material easy. As this dam will be fully made of concrete so will need to have lots of high tech and heavy building material at the location. It is indeed a upcoming mega structure from Pakistan.
As visited Lahore via GT Road few days ago, due to Monson (rains) Season its lush green everywhere. Had captured a number of images, presenting four typical images here. Its really cool green everywhere.
A bomb exploded which was fixed on misaryal road. Bomb exploded on exact time when police was crossing that place. The target of explosion was the policemen. About 8 people are injured in the explosion. Injured people include 4 policemen.
The area where bomb blast occured is situated on miseryal road and is called Dhoke Sayadan. Five of injured are already shifted to hospitals out of which two of them have life risk other three are in better condition.
Lahore fort is situated in northwestern corner of the Walled City of Lahore. It is also referred as Shahi Qilla, was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar(1956 -1605) and was regularly upgraded by rulers coming after him. It have total of 14 gates. Following few pictures were captured on my recent visit to Lahore.
Follows the second shot of main entrance.
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