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  • 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
  • 27 Aug 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan The Irrigation Department in Pakistan’s Punjab province last week started work to assess flood-related damage to water projects in the province, an official said. “Our department has started a province-wide survey to have a first-hand
  • 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- 10:21 by Local Press Report LAHORE International News Network On March 8, Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif said that the government is preparing a comprehensive long- term plan to enhance water storage capacity, with several small and big water reservoirs to be built after
  • 11 Feb 2015- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistani Water and Power Minister Khawaja Asif said this week that India’s plans to construct several hydropower stations along the Chenab and Jhelum rivers in the Kashmir region would likely cause a water crisis in Pakistan. Asif’s
  • 12 Nov 2014- 10:59 by Local Press Report LAHORE Hindustan Times Punjab minister for rural water supply Surjit Singh Rakhra has said that the state government has set aside Rs. 4,000 to ensure uninterrupted supply of potable drinking water as well as providing better sewerage facility within the
  • 1 Apr 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistani farmers will face a 30 percent water shortfall during the summer crop season, which starts April 1, the Indus River System Authority (IRSA) said last week. After its March 25 technical committee meeting, held to assess water
  • 13 Nov 2013- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan The government of Pakistan’s Punjab province approved a project to provide safe drinking water to every household within next five years. The province will spend $93 million USD on the project during the current financial year – twice
  • 16 Jul 2013- 10:04 by Local Press Report FAISALABAD Daily Times Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday inaugurated the first private sector 84 megawatts hydropower project built on the Jhelum River seven kilometres away from Mangla Dam in Azad Kashmir. Speaking on the occasion, the prime minister