Legislation

Displaying 1 - 15 of 22
  • 2 Oct 2018- 12:00 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Tehran Times Pakistan’s leading jurist on international law, Makhdoom Ali Khan, who has been appointed by Pakistan’s supreme court as an ‘amicus curiae’ to assist the court on water-related issues, says Pakistan must consider working on a bilateral
  • 11 Jun 2018- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan's Foreign Office has said the matter of river waters is as important to it as a jugular vein, but that the country wants to resolve all issues with India through dialog Addressing a weekly news briefing June 7, Foreign
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 23 Dec 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on December 19th approved a revised cost estimate for the 969-megawatt Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower project, but also ordered the Water and Power Development
  • 9 Dec 2015- 10:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government plans to ask the World Bank to appoint a neutral expert to help resolve the conflict between Pakistan and India over hydropower projects being built in the Kashmir region. “We have decided to move World Bank
  • 19 Nov 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s Foreign Office has written to the Indian government this week, seeking that country’s consent to appoint a neutral expert to arbitrate in their dispute over two Indian two hydropower projects being built in the Kashmir
  • 2 Mar 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan and Kuwait on February 26th signed a $32 million USD loan agreement for the 969-megawatt Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project. The agreement was signed by Pakistan’s Economic Affairs Division Secretary Saleem Sethi and Hamad Al
  • 28 Mar 2014- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan A Pakistani provincial official has said neighboring India is not stealing water from Pakistan, and blamed her country’s water problems on poor planning and short-sightedness. Speaking at a March 22 seminar organized by Pakistan
  • 14 Mar 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan's Senate on March 10 passed a unanimous resolution asking the federal government to discuss water disputes with India at all levels and during all bilateral forums or dialogues, including the Composite Dialogue between
  • 28 Feb 2014- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan on February 26 broke ground on a $928 million USD project to expand the Tarbela Hydropower Dam. The project, the fourth expansion of the dam, will be completed in 39 months. Chinese company Sinohydro is carrying out the work

Pages