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  1. ADB Lends Pakistan $42.9 Million for Irrigation Projects in Tribal Areas

    17 Aug 2015- 09:38 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Asian Development Bank The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Pakistan today signed a loan of $42.9 million for upgrading water management and irrigation systems in Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal ...

    Local Press Report - 08/17/2015 - 09:38

  2. World Bank, Austria, China to Finance Pakistan’s Tarbela-5 Project

    17 Aug 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The World Bank, the Austrian government and Chinese investors have expressed interest in financing Pakistan’s $800 million USD, 1,400-megawatt Tarbela Fifth Extension Hydropower Project, a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/17/2015 - 10:17

  3. In Wake of Mianwali Floods, Pakistan Announces Plans to Build More Dams

    11 Aug 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistani Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has announced that his government would build more dams to prevent devastating floods, like the ones that hit the Mianwali district in Punjab ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/11/2015 - 10:02

  4. Pakistan’s Sindh Province Probes Corruption in Irrigation Projects

    10 Aug 2015- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The Anti-Corruption Establishment in Pakistan’s Sindh province has launched an investigation into major financial irregularities during implementation of a number of irrigation projects in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/10/2015 - 10:38

  5. Pakistan’s Civil Aviation Authority Building Two Dams to Supply Airport

    7 Aug 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s Civil Aviation Authority is building two small dams to supply the new airport being built near Islamabad, a senior CAA official told Pakistan’s Senate this week. The Ramma and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/07/2015 - 10:02

  6. Pakistan’s WAPDA to Invest $1.34 Billion in Dasu Hydropower Project

    4 Aug 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan’s Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) will invest $1.34 billion USD in the $7.5 billion USD, 4,320-megawatt Dasu Hydropower Project, a senior WAPDA official told OOSKAnews ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/04/2015 - 10:48

  7. Climate Change Is a Security Risk: US Defense Department:

    31 Jul 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Global climate change is a security risk that will aggravate existing problems such as poverty, social tensions, environmental degradation and weak and ineffective political ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/31/2015 - 10:06

  8. Five Pakistani Organizations Join Forces to Support Kalabagh Dam, Other Projects

    30 Jul 2015- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Five Pakistani organizations have formed an alliance to support construction of the Kalabagh Dam and other water projects in the country. The organizations include the Lahore Chamber of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/30/2015 - 10:40

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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