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a group of Afghan and Pashto tribes living in the region of the Khyber Pass, in Afghanistan and Pakistan. They number approximately 300,000 (1970, estimate). They speak an Eastern Pashto dialect. They are Sunni Muslims. They are divided into two groups: the Bar Mohmand (upper, or highland, Mohmand) and the Kuz Mohmand (lowland, or valley, Mohmand). The highland Mohmand engage in farming and cattle raising (some are nomads), and the lowland Mohmand engage in farming.

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Sensing the gravity of water scarcity, the incumbent government decided to start work on mega dams on war footing and formally kicked off physical work on much awaited multi-purpose Mohmand dam in May.
ISLAMABAD -- The multi-purpose Mohmand dam will be ready before the flood season of 2024 as work is in full swing.
GHALANAI -- District police officer, Mohmand, Abdur Rasheed Khan has said that two security personnel have been provided to each of the candidates in the KP Assembly elections in Mohmand tribal district.
Thus began the very first hearing at the newly set up district and sessions court in the Mohmand tribal district on Monday.
MOHMAND -- tribal elders from different areas of Mohmand districts on Sunday vowed to support the PML-N candidate Tahir Akbar from PK-104, Mohmand-II in the upcoming first ever elections for the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Assembly.
PESHAWAR: The Federal Government has allocated Rs15 billion for multifaceted Mohmand dam in Public Sector Development Program (PSDP) 2019-20, a project for which the Government ran massive fund raising campaign and generated over Rs9 billion, indicating PTI's Government resolve to expeditious completion of the mega project to overcome energy crisis in the country.
LAHORE -- Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has signed a contract agreement worth 9.98 billion rupees for consultancy services for construction design, supervision and management of Mohmand Dam Hydropower Project with joint venture consulting firms-led by Nespak in Lahore.
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Imran Khan will perform the ground-breaking of Mohmand Dam on Thursday (today).
Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) awarded the delayed-for-decade contract for civil and electro-mechanical works of Mohmand Dam Project to a Joint Venture (JV) comprising the China Gezhouba Group of Companies (CGGC) of China as the lead firm and DESCON of Pakistan as its partner.
LAHORE -- Following the World Water Day which was celebrated last week, Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has taken a giant leap forward for development of precious water resources in the country by awarding the delayed-for-decade contract for civil and electromechanical works of Mohmand Dam Project to a joint venture (JV), comprising the China Gezhouba Group of Companies (CGGC) of China as the lead firm and Descon of Pakistan as its partner.
LAHORE -- Following the World Water Day which was celebrated last week, Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has taken a giant leap forward for development of precious water resources in the country by awarding the delayed-for-decade contract for civil and electro-mechanical works of Mohmand Dam Project to a joint venture (JV), comprising the China Gezhouba Group of Companies (CGGC) of China as the lead firm and Descon of Pakistan as its partner.
The decades-delayed Mohmand Dam Hydropower Project is at last going to see light of the day, as groundbreaking of the project is scheduled to be held in mid January, 2019, says a hand out issued by WAPDA.