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  • 16 Nov 2009- 19:59 by Local Press Report Pakistan, MULTAN The Daily Times (Pakistan) Multan Development Authority Director General Tasaduq Hussain Bukhari directed the Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) to stop supplying water from storage tanks to residents in Multan. "WASA should pump water
  • 4 Nov 2009- 13:48 by Local Press Report Kazakhstan, JEDDAH Zawya The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) approved $552 million USD for new development projects in Albania, Jordan, Indonesia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Burkina Faso and Benin. Seven are grants from the Waqf Fund for projects in
  • 26 Oct 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan's Capital Development Authority (CDA) plans to upgrade and replace the water supply system in the capital. The existing water system in the city is dilapidated, resulting in a high degree of water waste. The proposed $
  • 27 Jul 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan A senior United Nations official warned that Pakistan is facing severe water shortages and is fast moving from being a water-stressed country to a water-scarce country largely due to its high population growth. United Nations
  • 20 Jul 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi Pakistan has allocated about $1 billion USD for more than 700 new and ongoing water projects to be executed in financial year 2009-10, Finance Ministry officials told OOSKAnews. The federal government has allocated $750 million USD in
  • 29 Jun 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi The Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) of Pakistan has invited bids from international and domestic companies to build eight small and medium dams in the country, a senior WAPDA official told OOSKAnews. WAPDA has asked
  • 22 Jun 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Islamabad's Capital Development Authority (CDA) has made no allocation in its budget for the current financial year for the Ghazi Brotha Water Supply Project or for replacement of old and leaky water pipelines. This is likely to
  • 15 Jun 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The state-run Capital Development Authority (CDA) in Islamabad is considering imposing a water tax to bring down wasting of water in the city. The move is expected to help encourage water conservation in the perpetually water
  • 8 Jun 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan's state-run Capital Development Authority (CDA) is seeking a foreign company to run its 32 water filtration units in Islamabad. The move is aimed at providing drinking water to residents in accordance with the standard
  • 25 May 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi The Central Development Working Party has approved $150 million USD for the development of 12 water projects, an official of Planning Commission said. The water projects approved by the CDWP are Sukkur Barrage rehabilitation and
  • 25 May 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN BATOR, Mongolia Chinese companies have expressed interest in the Bhasha Dam construction project, for which the Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) has invited international bids, said a government official. The decision to invite
  • 18 May 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan A nationwide survey has found that several hundred water supply projcts implemented by the Pakistani government are non-functional for various reasons. The quality of water being supplied was also found to be unsafe for drinking in
  • 11 May 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi K arachi authorities are stepping up efforts to check bulk water theft in order to bring down water shortages. The city has decided to carry out a survey of all bulk water users. The Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) will
  • 11 May 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi T he Pakistani government plans to review the Water Apportionment Accord and Greater Thai Canal Project in Punjab. President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gillani recently gave firm assurances to the Sindh government
  • 27 Apr 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India I ndia and Pakistan are expected to hold a meeting next month on use of water reservoirs between the countries, even as Pakistan is again expressing reservations about India's construction of the Kishan Ganga Dam across the Indus

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