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  1. Pakistani Minister Warns of Potential Civil Disobedience Due to Water Problems

    21 Apr 2016- 08:47 by Local Press Report LAHORE Dawn/Asia News Network Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali on Tuesday warned of civil disobedience in Pakistan over the issue of water if the country failed to evolve a consensus over the ...

    Local Press Report - 04/21/2016 - 08:48

  2. Pakistan Guarantees $955 Million in Islamic Bonds to Finance Neelum-Jhelum Project

    14 Apr 2016- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government has guaranteed $955 million USD worth of "sukuk" (Islamic bonds) to finance the 969-megawatt Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project in the Kashmir region. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/14/2016 - 10:41

  3. Karachi Water Projects to Be Tendered This Month

    7 Apr 2016- 08:37 by Local Press Report KARACHI The News The Sindh Assembly was informed on Wednesday that tenders for two new water supply projects in Karachi having a capacity of 165 millions gallons daily (MGD) would be floated this month. Innovation, ...

    Local Press Report - 04/07/2016 - 08:37

  4. South Asia Most at Risk of Natural Disasters, While Sub-Saharan Africa Is Most Vulnerable: Report

    30 Mar 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BATH, United Kingdom Countries in Asia are at highest risk from natural disasters such as floods, severe storms and earthquakes, but countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are most vulnerable to the effects of such ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/30/2016 - 10:47

  5. Pakistani Government Acquires Land for Long-Delayed Diamer Bhasha Dam

    7 Mar 2016- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government has procured land for the long-delayed Diamer Bhasha Dam project, using $1 billion USD of its own resources. Work on the project is expected to start by the end of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/07/2016 - 10:48

  6. Workers Protest WAPDA Privatization

    4 Feb 2016- 09:41 by Local Press Report PESHAWAR Express Tribune Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) Hydro Electric Workers Union took to the streets in Peshawar, Timergara, Swabi, Bannu and Nowshera over the government’s decision to privatise ...

    Local Press Report - 02/04/2016 - 09:41

  7. World Bank to Provide Another $34.95 Million for Water Sector Capacity-Building in Pakistan

    28 Jan 2016- 08:59 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Pakistan Observer Pakistan and World Bank, Wednesday, signed an agreement of $ 34.95 million as additional financing for Water Sector Capacity Building for services to improve management and investment ...

    Local Press Report - 01/28/2016 - 08:59

  8. Nestle Pakistan Inaugurates New Water Plants

    20 Jan 2016- 11:23 by Local Press Report LAHORE Pakistan Observer Nestle Pakistan on Tuesday inaugurated three new Clean Drinking Water facilities in Khanewal, Kabirwala and Village Allahabad. Access Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology Investment ...

    Local Press Report - 01/20/2016 - 11:23

  9. Four More Children Die in Pakistan’s Drought-Stricken Tharparkar District

    19 Jan 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MITHI, Pakistan Four more children have died of hunger this week in the drought-stricken Tharparkar district of Pakistan’s Sindh province. This brings the death toll to 54 over the past 18 days. The Health ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/19/2016 - 09:59

  10. Pakistan’s Punjab Province Approves $91 Million for Three Irrigation Projects

    13 Jan 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan’s Punjab province has approved $91 million USD for three prjects aimed at strengthening its irrigation networks. The projects were approved at the latest meeting of the Punjab ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2016 - 10:01

  11. China Three Gorges Corporation to Build $2.4 Billion Kohala Hydropower Project in Pakistan

    11 Jan 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Chinese state-owned power company China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC) has announced that it will develop the $2.4 billion USD, 1,100-megawatt Kohala Hydropower Project on the Jhelum River ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/11/2016 - 10:14

  12. Water Heists Reported in Gwadar

    23 Dec 2015- 09:30 by Local Press Report QUETTA Express Tribune Despite massive Chinese investment for the future development of Gwadar Port City residents of the city find themselves running short of potable water to such an acute extent that instances ...

    Local Press Report - 12/23/2015 - 09:30

  13. Pakistan Approves Cost Increase for Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project

    23 Dec 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on December 19th approved a revised cost estimate for the 969-megawatt Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower project, but also ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/23/2015 - 10:00

  14. Pakistan to Start Construction of Diamer Bhasha Dam Next Year

    22 Dec 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government has announced that it will start construction of the long-awaited Diamar Bhasha Dam next year. The land acquisition process for the dam was completed back in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/22/2015 - 10:25

  15. Karachi Residents Launch New Protests Over Water, Electricity Shortages

    18 Dec 2015- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Karachi residents took to the streets again this week to protest water and electricity shortages throughout the city. The protesters chanted anti-government slogans and blocked streets, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/18/2015 - 10:37

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