The federal government has decided to construct a dam in Bara Area of Khyber Agency at a cost of five billion rupees, reported Radio Pakistan.

According to FATA Development Authority, the feasibility study of the dam has been completed while detailed design work is in progress.

On completion, it will provide clean drinking water to more than one million people of the agency besides saving Jamrud, Hayatabad and University Town areas of Peshawar from floods.