Islamabad: Parliamentarians called on Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani at his Parliament House Chamber here today and congratulated him on the inauguration of the Mangla Dam Raising Project which cost 100 billion rupees. The completion of the project, they said will generate 600 MW of electricity besides providing 2.9 million acre feet of water for the irrigation of the agricultural land.
They particularly mentioned the public meeting at Dadyal where the Prime Minister made a number of announcements which made the public enthralled who gave a standing ovation to the Prime Minister.
The Parliamentarians also regretted the incident of yesterday at the floor of the House and appreciated the Chief Whip, Syed Khurshid Shah and other Parliamentarians who were quick to control the situation.
Those who called on the Prime Minister included MNAs, Mr. Tariq Anis, Mr. Lal Muhammad Khan, Mr. Arif Aziz Sheikh, Chaudhry Iftikhar Nazir, Rana Muhammad Farooq Saeed Khan, Mrs. Zubaida Jalal and former Chief Minister of Balochistan, Mir Naseer Mengal.
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