Legislation

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  • 28 Sep 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan A delegation of the Pakistani government met this week with senior officials of the World Bank to discuss reports that India is considering revocation of the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty. In August, Pakistan formally referred disputes
  • 17 Aug 2016- 03:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANKARA, Turkey Turkey so far has provided 19 million cubic meters of freshwater to northern Cyprus through the $553 million USD Northern Cyprus Water Supply Project, according to officials at the Forestry and Water Affairs Ministry. The water is being
  • 16 Aug 2016- 08:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN Pakistan Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali told the country’s National Assembly on August 15th that India is not fully abiding by the provisions of the Indus Water Treaty. Ali said that India is constructing a
  • 4 Aug 2016- 11:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government will turn to a court of arbitration to intervene in its dispute with India over that nation’s hydropower projects in the Kashmir region, power and water ministry officials said this week. “It would not be The
  • 26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NICOSIA, Cyprus Water transported from Turkey to northern Cyprus via an undersea pipeline has reached north Nicosia, Mayor Mehmet Harmancı said this week. Harmancı said 90 percent of the city will be supplied with the Turkish water. The goal is to
  • 18 Jul 2016- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan has announced it will again turn to the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) at The Hague to resolve its dispute with India over sharing the Indus River’s waters. Pakistani Minister of Defense, Water and Power Khawaja
  • 27 Jun 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NICOSIA, Cyprus Eight of the 28 local councils in northern Cyprus are still wavering over whether to sign a subscription agreement to purchase water transferred from Turkey via the Northern Cyprus Water Supply Project. The heads of four of these local
  • 24 Jun 2016- 11:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan A consortium of 16 banks, led by the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), has arranged a $953.3 million USD sukuk (Islamic bond) for the Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project, currently being built in the Kashmir region. A signing ceremony
  • 13 Jun 2016- 11:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NICOSIA, Cyprus Local councils in northern Cyprus are currently deciding whether or not to accept water piped in from Turkey via the Northern Cyprus Water Supply Project at the transitional price of $.78 USD per ton. The Nicosia Turkish Municipality has
  • 2 Jun 2016- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MYRTOU, Cyprus The flow of freshwater to parts of northern Cyprus via an undersea pipeline from Turkey has been delayed due to technical problems at the Myrtou pumping station. Officials from the Turkish General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works (DSİ)
  • 14 Apr 2016- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government has guaranteed $955 million USD worth of "sukuk" (Islamic bonds) to finance the 969-megawatt Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project in the Kashmir region. The guarantee comes after some of the project’s
  • 25 Feb 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NICOSIA, Cyprus Turkish and Turkish Cypriot authorities appear to have reached a resolution in their standoff over management of water transferred from Turkey to northern Cyprus via an undersea pipeline. According to local media reports, Ankara agreed
  • 23 Feb 2016- 10:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NICOSIA, Cyprus Tensions are rising between the Turkish government and Turkish Cypriot authorities over management of water supplied from Turkey to the divided island via an undersea pipeline. Turkish Cypriot leader Omer Kalyoncu told local press this
  • 19 Feb 2016- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NICOSIA, Cyprus Management of the water supplied from Turkey to northern Cyprus via an undersea pipeline has created friction within the Turkish Cypriot coalition government. Last week, a four-member delegation travelled to Ankara to discuss the issue
  • 16 Feb 2016- 08:49 by Local Press Report NICOSIA In-Cyprus More cracks seem to be forming in the Turkish Cypriot coalition over the recent agreement between local politicians and Turkey for the administration the water pipeline project. Access Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology Investment

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