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  1. Reinforcing Afghanistan Water Diplomacy

    27 Dec 2019- 07:15 by Local Press Report KABUL MENAFN Afghanistan has many natural resources, especially in terms of water and mines, but they haven't been tapped effectively so far. Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran have a long history of conflict ove ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:30

  2. Kabul River Struggles With Pollution, Transnational Tensions

    10 Feb 2019- 11:03 by Local Press Report KABUL The News International With flotsam, tonnes of plastic in the form of bags, bobbing forks, knives, even spoons, bowls and plates, the once happy Kabul River (KR), meandering across the city, is nothing more t ...

    Local Press Report - 02/10/2019 - 11:03

  3. Afghanistan And Pakistan Face Looming Water Conflict?

    20 Dec 2018- 12:33 by Local Press Report KABUL The Diplomat From the Mayan Empire to modern-day Syria and Yemen, water insecurity has been a predominant cause of social distress, conflict, and crisis. Studies show that there is a 75 to 95 percent probabil ...

    Local Press Report - 12/20/2018 - 12:33

  4. Pakistan Willing to Sign Water Treaty With Afghanistan

    20 Jul 2016- 09:13 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The News The Ministry of Water and Power (MoWP) has expressed its willingness to sign a water treaty with Afghanistan. A top official of the ministry said the ministry had asked many agencies to initiate ...

    Local Press Report - 07/20/2016 - 09:13

  5. Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province Will Spend $20.5 Million for Water Projects

    21 Jul 2014- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PESHAWAR, Pakistan The government of Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province has announced plans to invest $20.5 million USD for water projects during the new fiscal year, which began on July 1st. “Too much wat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/21/2014 - 10:26

  6. Pakistan Starts Work on $7.5 Billion Dasu Hydropower Project

    27 Jun 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan started work this week on the 4,320-megawatt, $7.5 billion USD Dasu hydropower project. The hydroelectric dam will be built on the Indus River, in the northwestern province of Kybe ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/27/2014 - 10:13

  7. Water Crisis as Big a Threat to Pakistan as Terrorism: Study

    12 May 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan A new study released in Islamabad on May 9 found that the water crisis in Pakistan poses as big an existential threat to the country as terrorism is. The study, “Pakistan’s Water Discourse: ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/12/2014 - 10:13

  8. Afghanistan Repeats Objections to Pakistan’s Dasu Dam

    18 Apr 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Afghanistan’s Foreign Ministry this week reaffirmed its objections to the $7.5 billion USD, 4,320-megawatt Dasu Dam project on the Indus River in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.  “We still hav ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/18/2014 - 10:00

  9. Pakistan Dismisses Afghan Concerns Over Dasu Dam

    7 Mar 2014- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government this week downplayed neighboring Afghanistan’s concerns about its planned Dasu Dam project. In a telephone call this week with his Afghan counterpart, Dr. Omar Zakhi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/11/2014 - 10:15

  10. Afghanistan Objects to Pakistan’s $7.5 Billion Dasu Hydropower Project

    4 Mar 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan this weekend voiced its objections to Pakistan’s $7.5 billion USD Dasu Hydropower Project, according to a statement issued by the Afghan Foreign Ministry. “The National Security C ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2014 - 10:24

  11. Pakistan Earmarks $39 Million for Water Projects in Peshawar

    21 Jan 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PESHAWAR, Pakistan Pakistan has allocated $39 million USD over the next three years to restore two major canals that supply water to the city of Peshawar, in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. The canals have been n ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2014 - 10:10

  12. Pakistan, Afghanistan Agree on Joint Hydropower Project

    29 Aug 2013- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan and Afghanistan this week signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly build a multipurpose hydropower project on the Kunar River, whose water the two countries share. The facil ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/29/2013 - 09:59

  13. France Announces Support for Pakistan’s $1.5 Billion USD Munda Dam

    The French government said it will provide $1.5 USD billion USD for construction of the Munda Dam, Shakil Durrani, chairman of the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA), told reporters last week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/26/2012 - 11:16

  14. Pakistan Establishes Agency to Protect Water Rights

    4 Oct 2011- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan has established a new agency, the Pakistan Trans-Border Water Organization (PTWO), to protect its water rights against what it deems violations by upper riparian countries India and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:42