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  • 9 Nov 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government has decided to approach the World Bank about financing a $1.2 billion USD project that would supply drinking water from Tarbela Dam on the Indus River to the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, both of
  • 10 Mar 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week approved construction of the much-delayed $1.4 billion USD, 720-megawatt Karot Hydropower Project in Punjab province. The project is being built by Karot Power Company
  • 2 Jun 2014- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s Finance Ministry on May 29th released $37 million USD for a major water supply project in the mountain town of Murree, 60 kilometers northwest of Islamabad. Murree, a popular tourist resort, is a subdivision of the
  • 17 Apr 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Fifty-nine percent of the rural population near Islamabad and 83 percent of rural residents in the Rawalpindi area are consuming unsafe water, according to a new study released last week by the Pakistan Council for Research in Water
  • 10 Jan 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan is planning to build a new pipeline to supply freshwater from the Tarbela Dam reservoir on the Indus River to the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. The project would be built in three phases. By 2050, it would
  • 26 Aug 2013- 09:55 by Local Press Report FAISALABAD The Express Tribune The Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) has decided to replace old pumping machinery and tube wells to provide potable drinking water from Chiniot to Faisalabad with financial assistance from the Japan International Cooperation
  • 11 Jun 2013- 09:59 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Daily Times The residents of twin cities are facing an acute water shortage due to apathy and negligence of the authorities concerned. The residents of the most populated residential sectors in Islamabad, including G6, G7, G8, G9 and G10 are