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  • 9 Jan 2019- 07:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUETTA, Pakistan The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Provincial Government of Balochistan, Pakistan have signed project agreement of a $107 Million USD loan and grants to improve irrigation infrastructure and water resource management in Balochistan
  • 4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report QUETTA The Express Tribune The Senate Standing Committee on Planning, Development and Reforms here on Thursday expressed its annoyance over the non-functioning of two million gallons desalination plant at Karwat in Gwadar and asked the department concerned of
  • 18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report QUETTA The Nation Director General National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Balochistan Mirza Muhammad Irfan Baig on Thursday took notice of corruption in three water desalination plants costing more than Rs1 billion for the people in Pasni, Jeevani and Gadani
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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