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  • 1 Oct 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The World Bank will provide some $11 billion USD to Pakistan over the next four years for water, irrigation and hydropower projects, including the Diamer-Bhasha and Dasu dams, as well as to support recovery efforts following
  • Poor sanitation facilities in Pakistan cost the country over $4.2 billion USD per year, or 6.3 percent of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP), according to figures released by the United Nations last week.
  • The majority of residents of Islamabad, the Pakistani capital, are being supplied with contaminated water because almost half of the city’s filtration plants are not functioning properly, according to the latest data released by the Pakistan Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (PCSIR).