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  1. Standard Chartered Pakistan to Invest in Dasu Hydropower Project

    27 Jul 2015- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Standard Chartered Bank of Pakistan, the sixth largest bank in the country, is considering investing in the country's $7.5 billion USD, 4,320-megawatt Dasu Hydropower Project, a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/27/2015 - 10:38

  2. Pakistan’s Two Largest Banks to Invest $800 Million in Neelum-Jhehlum Hydropower Project

    24 Jul 2015- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan’s two largest commercial banks, the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) and Habib Bank Limited (HBL), are buying $800 million USD worth of Sukuk bonds (Sharia-compliant bonds) for the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/24/2015 - 11:00

  3. Pakistan’s Punjab Province Lobbies for Kalabagh Dam

    21 Jul 2015- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan’s Punjab Province is advocating for construction of the Kalabagh Dam, which it says will promote economic and agricultural growth in the country and enhance water storage capacity, a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/21/2015 - 10:22

  4. IDB, SFD to Release $400 Million for Pakistan’s Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project

    13 Jul 2015- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) have agreed to release $400 million USD in funding this month for Pakistan’s Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Ptoject, an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/13/2015 - 10:11

  5. Pakistan Approves Construction of Basol Dam

    10 Jul 2015- 11:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government has approved construction of the Basol Dam in the Gwadar district of Balochistan province, a Finance Ministry official told OOSKAnews this week. The dam project, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/10/2015 - 11:24

  6. Pakistan Seeks $40 Million IDB Loan for Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project

    8 Jul 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government is seeking a $40 million USD loan from the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) to complete the 969-megawatt Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project in Pakistan-administered ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2015 - 10:41

  7. Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province Starts Work on Koto Hydropower Project

    6 Jul 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LOWER DIR, Pakistan Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province last week started construction of the 40.8-megawatt Koto Hydropower Project in Timergara, in the Lower Dir District. The $14.75 million USD project is ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/06/2015 - 10:43

  8. Pakistani Government Allocates $100 Million to for K4 Water Project

    2 Jul 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The Pakistani government has allocated $100 million USD to Sindh province for the $252 million USD K4 Water Project, which will provide 600 million gallons of drinking per day to the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/02/2015 - 10:28

  9. Sindh Government to Provide 3,000 Water Tankers Each Day for Parched Karachi

    29 Jun 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The government of Pakistan’s Sindh province this week started providing 3,000 tankers of free water daily to residents of the provincial capital, Karachi, according to a senior official. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/29/2015 - 10:23

  10. Heatwave in Pakistan's Sindh Province Leaves 224 Dead

    23 Jun 2015- 09:38 by Local Press Report KARACHI BBC Some 224 people are now believed to have died during a heatwave in Pakistan's southern Sindh province. Health officials say most of the deaths have been in the largest city, Karachi, which has ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2015 - 09:38

  11. World Bank Approves $188 Million to Repair Pakistan’s Guddu Barrage

    23 Jun 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The World Bank last week approved $188 million USD for repair and rehabilitation of the Guddu Barrage on the Indus River in Pakistan’s Sindh province. The funds will be used to improve the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2015 - 09:59

  12. Pakistan Seeks Private Sector Support to Complete Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project

    22 Jun 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government is considering seeking private sector involvement to complete the long-delayed 969-megawatt Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project, officials told OOSKAnews. Following an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/22/2015 - 10:43

  13. Three Pakistani Provinces Allocate Over $368 Million for Water Projects

    19 Jun 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI/PESHAWAR/QUETTA, Pakistan Pakistan’s Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan provinces have allocated  total of some $369 million USD in their 2015-2016 budgets to develop water and irrigation ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/19/2015 - 10:14

  14. World’s Groundwater Depleting at an Alarming Rate: Studies

    18 Jun 2015- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRVINE, CA, United States Global groundwater supplies are being depleted at an alarming rate, with more than half of the world’s largest aquifers past their “sustainability tipping points,” according to two ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/18/2015 - 10:53

  15. Pakistan’s Punjab Province Earmarks $693 Million for Water Projects in 2015-2016

    16 Jun 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan’s Punjab province has earmarked $693 million USD for water projects in the 2015-2016 financial year, which starts in July. Announcing the new budget last week, Punjab’s first female ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/16/2015 - 10:06

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