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  • 6 Mar 2018- 09:00 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Gulf News Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa laid the foundation stone of a key desalination plant in the port city of Gwadar. The project, supported by the governments of the UAE and Switzerland, is aimed at meeting the
  • 18 Jan 2018- 08:09 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Nation Showing reservation over the water accord of 1991 for the first time, Punjab said that water distribution among the provinces, under para 2 of the agreement, is impossible unless two new mega water reservoirs are constructed. Innovation,
  • 25 Sep 2017- 07:51 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Nation Scarcity of potable water in Islamabad Capital Territory owing to the negligence of the concerned authorities would create problems for the residents. Ever increasing population, development of new sectors, less rainfall, depletion of
  • 28 Jul 2016- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Chinese government has been reluctant to include Pakistan’s $14 billion USD Diamer Bhasha Dam project in the massive China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) program, a Pakistani official said this week. Pakistani daily The News
  • 21 Jun 2016- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government has allocated $304.2 million USD under the Public Sector Development Program for 2016-2017 for construction of the long-awaited Diamer Bhasha Dam. When completed, the dam, located on the Indus River in Gilgit
  • 15 Dec 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government has proposed increasing water consumption charges in all provinces, in order to generate funds to maintain existing irrigation system and build new reservoirs. The amount paid by the provinces will be
  • 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
  • 15 Oct 2015- 09:37 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Geo TV Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif told the Senate on Tuesday that seven water reservoir projects, including the controversial Kalabagh Dam, were under consideration. Energy Security Innovation, Infrastructure &
  • 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
  • 8 Jun 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s 2015-2016 national budget allocates $950 million USD for water and hydropower projects. Announcing the new budget in Islamabad last week, Finance Minister Muhammad Ishaq Dar said, “We have allocated $150 million USD for the
  • 28 May 2015- 11:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has given the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) a deadline of July 31, 2015, to complete land acquisition for the Diamer Bhasha Dam, officials told OOSKAnews this week. At a special
  • 14 May 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Private Power Infrastructure Board (PPIB) at Pakistan’s Ministry of Water and Power is evaluating expressions of interest for construction of the Rajdhani and Turtonas Uzghor hydropower projects, PPIB Public Relations Manager
  • 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
  • 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

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