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  • 17 Dec 2013- 09:48 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Business Recorder Minister for States and Frontier Regions Lt Gen Abdul Qadir Baloch told the National Assembly on Tuesday the government would not construct any water reservoir in the country without evolving national consensus. Speaking on a
  • 6 Nov 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan The water ministers of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia failed to completely iron out their differences over Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project during their meeting in the Sudanese capital this week, according to Egyptian officials. “We
  • 21 Oct 2013- 10:14 by Local Press Report KHARTOUM World Bulletin The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated additional $5.5 million for lifesaving humanitarian assistance to people affected by recent flooding in Sudan. "Funding will go to UN agencies, including
  • 23 Sep 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Two main industrial zones of Pakistan-- Kotri and Nooriabad-- are still releasing their effluents into Keenjhar Lake, which is protected under the international Ramsar Convention, according to Lahore-based anti-poverty non-profit the
  • 17 Sep 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan In a bid to resolve water disputes among four of Pakistan’s provinces, the deputy speaker of the Punjab provincial assembly, Sher Ali Gorchani, has suggested an all parties conference. The Punjab lawmaker says that in addition to other
  • 29 Jul 2013- 10:13 by Local Press Report KARACHI Pakistan Observer Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KW&SB) Managing Director (MD) Misbahuddin Farid while expressing his concern over unannounced decrease in water supply quota from Water and Power Distribution Authority said that it was not fair
  • 24 Jul 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan The Sudanese government last week rolled out a $392 million USD plan to bring Nile water to the Red Sea coastal city of Port Sudan. Officials estimated that project could take up to a year-and-a-half to complete. “Connecting Nile water
  • 23 Jul 2013- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Foreign Ministry has expressed “concern” over Ethiopia’s failure to respond to an invitation to meet in Cairo to discuss the possible impacts of the Grand Renaissance Dam. “Egypt is deeply concerned over Ethiopia’s failure to
  • 16 Jul 2013- 10:04 by Local Press Report FAISALABAD Daily Times Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday inaugurated the first private sector 84 megawatts hydropower project built on the Jhelum River seven kilometres away from Mangla Dam in Azad Kashmir. Speaking on the occasion, the prime minister
  • 12 Jul 2013- 09:54 by Local Press Report KARACHI The International News Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah has called for ensuring proper provision of water in the city during Ramazan. Shah instructed the managing director of the Karachi Water & Sewerage Board to ensure that water was supplied
  • 5 Jul 2013- 10:04 by Local Press Report KARACHI The Express Tribune The Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) and China International Water and Electric Corporation (CWE) inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Thursday for cooperation in the Greater Karachi Water Supply Project K-IV. The
  • 17 Jun 2013- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT SUDAN, Sudan A member of Sudan’s Red Sea State Legislative Council, Hamid Idris Suleiman, warned last week that there will be a “real disaster in the coming days” as the water situation in Port Sudan deteriorates further. The Marakit, Aqeq and