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  • 16 Nov 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week issued a no-objection certificate to the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB), effectively giving the go-ahead for construction of the long-delayed, 650-million-gallon-per
  • 13 Nov 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government this week announced plans to build a $114 million USD water treatment plant to meet the current and future needs of the water-stressed city of Gwadar. Gwadar is an important part of the $46 billion USD China
  • 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
  • 2 Oct 2015- 08:57 by Local Press Report STRASBOURG Contact.az When discussing the question of the Sarsang water reservoir on Thursday at the Committee on Social Policy of the PACE, there was conflict between the speaker Milica Markovic and Armenian MPs. Markovic (a Rapporteur appointed by
  • 23 Sep 2015- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GILGIT, Pakistan The land acquisition process for the Diamer Bhasha Dam reservoir has been completed, Hafeez-ur-Rehman, chief minister of the Gilgit-Baltistan autonomous region, where the project will be built, said this week. Radio Pakistan quoted him
  • 2 Sep 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistani Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has given approval for the Murree Bulk Water Supply Project, which will transport water from the Jhelum River to the tourist resort of Murree, officials told OOSKAnews this week. The
  • 14 Aug 2015- 08:11 by Local Press Report BAKU AzerNews Azerbaijani MP has lambasted Armenia for committing ecological terror against Azerbaijan. Elkhan Suleymanov, a member of the Azerbaijani parliamentary delegation to PACE and president of the Association for Civil Society Development in
  • 2 Jul 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The Pakistani government has allocated $100 million USD to Sindh province for the $252 million USD K4 Water Project, which will provide 600 million gallons of drinking per day to the provincial capital, Karachi, a senior official told
  • 19 Jun 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI/PESHAWAR/QUETTA, Pakistan Pakistan’s Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan provinces have allocated  total of some $369 million USD in their 2015-2016 budgets to develop water and irrigation systems. Sindh Finance Minister Syed Murad Ali
  • 3 Jun 2015- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The government of Pakistan’s Sindh Province will start work on the $252 million USD first phase of the K4 water supply project in Karachi next week, according to Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon. Memon said the decision
  • 8 May 2015- 09:02 by Local Press Report KARACHI The News International Water became scarcer in the city on Thursday when unannounced power outages at the pumping stations caused the supply to drop by almost 50 percent. The supply restarted after repairing a pipeline, which had burst due to pressure
  • 17 Apr 2015- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAKU, Azerbaijan Armenia's plans to build a new reservoir on the trans-boundary Araz River could affect water availability in neighboring Azerbaijan, according to Telman Zeynalov, an ecologist and chairman of the Azeri Ministry of Ecology and
  • 19 Mar 2015- 11:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government has increased the amount of funding to acquire land for the Diamer Bhasha Dam project to $981 million USD, Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali said this week. He said about half of the total
  • 13 Mar 2015- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan The Punjab Water Council (PWC) this week demanded that the government immediately start construction of the contentious 3,600-megawatt Kalabagh Dam, saying the project was necessary for the country’s future. PWC Convenor Farooq Bajwa
  • 10 Mar 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Washington-based global research organization the World Resources Institute (WRI), in partnership with four Dutch research organizations, last week launched a new global water risk assessment tool that measures river flood

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