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  1. 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

  2. Pakistan Approves $5 Billion First Phase of Dasu Hydropower Project

    4 Apr 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government this week gave the green light for the Federal Water and Power Ministry to start construction of the first phase of the Dasu Hydropower Project. The approval was giv ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2014 - 09:59

  3. Former US Congressman Urges Support for Tajikistan’s Rogun Dam

    12 Mar 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Support for Tajikistan’s controversial $3 billion USD, 3,600-megawatt Rogun Dam project should be a priority in American foreign policy in Central Asia, according to a former US c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/12/2014 - 10:04

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Turkmenistan Approves Amendments to Water Code

    4 Mar 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan The Turkmen Parliament on March 1 approved amendments to the country’s Water Code, with the goal of protecting and more effectively using scarce water resources. Integrated Water Resource ...

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

  7. EU Urged to Support Tajikistan’s Rogun Hydropower Project

    3 Feb 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union must support Tajikistan’s Rogun Hydropower Project in order to ensure “that the Tajiks may fulfil their full potential by turning water into energy as an instrument of peace ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2014 - 10:04

  8. 2014 Environmental Performance Index Looks at Wastewater Treatment for the First Time

    31 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAVOS, Switzerland The world has made some progress in terms of access to drinking water and sanitation, but is faring less well at wastewater treatment, according to the 2014 Environmental Performance Index ( ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/31/2014 - 10:03

  9. South Asia Aims to Become Open Defecation Free by 2023

    29 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal At the fifth South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN), which concluded on in Kathmandu, on October 24, governments from eight South Asian countries committed themselves to becoming an op ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2013 - 10:03

  10. Afghanistan Seeks Bids for Two Hydopower Projects

    17 Oct 2013- 10:05 by Local Press Report KABUL Hydro World Afghanistan's electricity authority seeks bids for construction of the 500-kW Baharak and 500-kW Topchi small hydro projects in Afghanistan. Bids are due November 4. The Asian Development Ban ...

    Local Press Report - 10/17/2013 - 10:16

  11. 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

  12. UN Calls for Water, Sanitation Investment in Wake of Bubonic Plague Outbreak in Kyrgyzstan

    29 Aug 2013- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan With first case of bubonic plague in 30 years diagnosed in Kyrgyzstan last week, UN Deputy Representative in the country Pradeep Sharma is calling for a vastly expanded investment program i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/06/2013 - 10:46

  13. Northeast Afghanistan Village Faces Cholera Outbreak

    13 Aug 2013- 10:22 by Local Press Report KABUL Lake Wylie Piolet A cholera outbreak at a village in northeast Afghanistan has infected 1,492 people, killed a young woman and left another 100 in critical condition, a provincial official said Tuesday. Abdul ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2013 - 10:22

  14. Pakistan Floods Kill 84 People

    7 Aug 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Flash floods throughout Pakistan in recent days has killed at least 84 people and affected more than 80,000, according to a senior official at the country's National Disaster Management ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/07/2013 - 10:04

  15. Iran to Construct Water Treatment Plant in Afghanistan

    27 Jun 2013- 09:56 by Local Press Report KABUL Payvand Iran News Iranian Deputy Energy Minister Alireza Daemi announced the country will build a water treatment plant in Afghanistan for the first time, saying that Iran and Afghanistan's water and was ...

    Local Press Report - 06/27/2013 - 09:56

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