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  1. Chinese-Pakistani Joint Venture Wins $28 Million Irrigation Canal Project

    4 May 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan A joint venture of China Guanxi Corporation and Pakistani firm Ranmzan & Sons (Pvt) Limited last week won a contract from Pakistan’s Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2015 - 10:08

  2. World Bank, IFC to Fund Large-Scale Hydropower Projects in Pakistan

    30 Apr 2015- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The World Bank and International Finance Corporation (IFC) will finance construction of large-scale hydropower projects in Pakistan over the next five years under the bank’s new Country ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/30/2015 - 10:40

  3. Karachi Could See Riots Over Water Shortages

    30 Apr 2015- 10:27 by Local Press Report KARACHI Daily Times Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Farooq Sattar on Wednesday warned against the possibility of ethnic riots in Karachi over the acute shortage of water. He alleged that managing director of ...

    Local Press Report - 04/30/2015 - 10:27

  4. ADB to Lend Pakistan $1 Billion for Water, Irrigation Projects

    28 Apr 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will lend Pakistan $1 billion USD over the next five years for water and irrigation projects, Werner E. Leipach, Country Director of the Pakistan Resident ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/28/2015 - 10:05

  5. Bahrain-Based Bank Eyes Water Projects in Pakistan

    24 Apr 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Bahrain-based Al Baraka Islamic Bank is looking to invest in water projects in Pakistan, a Pakistani Finance Ministry official told OOSKAnews this week. The official said that during an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/24/2015 - 10:50

  6. China Avoids Financing Pakistan's Diamer Bhasha Dam

    23 Apr 2015- 09:06 by Local Press Report BEIJING Bloomberg China’s $45 billion push into Pakistan is skirting one of the Indian subcontinent’s most dangerous flashpoints. The proposed 4,500-megawatt Diamer Bhasha hydropower plant would eliminate about ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2015 - 09:06

  7. World Faces Deteriorating Water Quality: Study

    22 Apr 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHICAGO, IL, United States The world is facing rapidly deteriorating water quality in the next few decades, and one in three people will be at high risk of exposure to water pollution from nitrogen and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/24/2015 - 09:31

  8. World Bank Releases $50 Million for Pakistan’s Dasu Dam

    20 Apr 2015- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The World Bank has disbursed $50 million USD to Pakistan’s Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) for the first stage of the $7.5 billion USD, 4,320-megawatt Dasu Hydropower Project, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/30/2015 - 09:15

  9. ADB Lends Pakistan $43 Million for Irrigation Projects in Tribal Areas

    17 Apr 2015- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is lending the Pakistani government $43 million USD to support the FATA (Federally Administered Tribal Areas) Water Resources Development Project, the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/17/2015 - 11:16

  10. WWF-Pakistan, Coca-Cola Partner to Improve Drinking Water Access

    14 Apr 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan NGO WWF-Pakistan and Coca-Cola Beverages Pakistan Ltd (CCBPL) have signed an MoU to improve access to clean drinking water in marginal communities that are suffering acute clean water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/14/2015 - 10:30

  11. Pakistan Again Seeks $448 Million Commercial Loan From China for Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project

    13 Apr 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan The Pakistani government has decided to once again seek a $448 million USD commercial loan from a Chinese bank for the Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project, a senior official at the Water and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/13/2015 - 10:16

  12. World Bank to Lend Punjab $41 Million for Small Dam Construction

    9 Apr 2015- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan The World Bank is providing a $41 million USD loan to the Irrigation Department in Pakistan’s Punjab Province to build more small dams and upgrade existing ones in the Pothohar region, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/09/2015 - 10:12

  13. Pakistani Chambers of Commerce Eye Investment in Dam Projects

    7 Apr 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan A number of Pakistan’s Chambers of Commerce and Industry hare interested in investing in mega dam projects in the country, Muhammad Suleiman, chairman of the Sindh-Taas Water Council of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2015 - 10:18

  14. Pakistan Approves $94 Million Harpo Hydropower Project

    6 Apr 2015- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s Central Development Working Party last week gave approval for the $94 million USD, 34.5-megawatt Harpo Hydropower project on the Harpo River, a left tributary of the Indus, in the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/06/2015 - 10:11

  15. Punjab to Use Scottish-Development Clean Water Technology

    26 Mar 2015- 10:26 by Local Press Report LAHORE Scottish Government It was announced on Wednesday that new high quality purification technology designed by a Scottish company will be added to existing infrastructure in Toba Tek Singh in Punjab, bringing ...

    Local Press Report - 03/26/2015 - 10:26

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