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30 Jul 2019 LAHORE
A video clip of a Pakistani news reporter standing in neck-deep water while reporting on floods in the country’s Punjab province has gone viral on social media. GTV News posted the video on its YouTube channel with this claim: “Pakistani reporter in floodwater, risks his life in danger to perform his duties...
23 Jun 2019 LAHORE
A Chinese environmental company is ready to invest $3 billion in the clean drinking water and sanitation system in Lahore, said Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT) Chairman Sardar Tanveer IIyas Khan. Although he did not disclose the name of the company saying negotiations were at early stages, he revealed that the same company had already completed a couple of hydro projects in Pakistan.
27 May 2019 LAHORE
The Asian Development Bank has allocated $200 million to provide clean drinking water schemes in Sahiwal City and implementation plan is ready under the aegis of Punjab Intermediate Cities Improvement Investment Programme. The local government and community development department officials say the master plan would be prepared for future 25 years to ensure citizens be provided cent per cent clean and hygienic drinking water in different union councils of Sahiwal City.
8 Apr 2019 LAHORE, Pakistan
A Chinese-Pakistani consortium has signed an agreement with Pakistan authorities to construct a dam and 800 MW hydropower project on the Swat River in northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The project is valued at $1.9 Billion USD and is expected to be completed in approximately 6 years.The project is designed to help protect local areas from floods, irrigate large areas of farmland, produce 2...
30 Jan 2019 LAHORE, Pakistan
Per requirement of the Indus Waters Treaty and the agreement announced in mid-January, a three member delegation of Pakistani water experts arrived in India on January 27. The purpose of the visit is to inspect Indian hydro-electric projects in the Chenab Basin.The agreement mandates commissioners of India and Pakistan to inspect sites and works on both sides of the Indus in "blocks" of five years...
16 Oct 2018 ISLAMABAD, Pakistan
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has expanded on his election manifesto pledge to plant 10 billion trees in the country to counter climate change and to “change the weather patterns”.Water levels in Pakistan’s big cities has depleted to around 200 feet, said Khan, citing Lahore as an example...
5 Oct 2018 LAHORE
Pakistan has asked India to immediately share the data showing inflow and discharge of water at the Kishanganga dam and water flows in different rivers. It has also sought dates for inspection of the 330MW hydroelectric project that India had agreed to during a two-day meeting held in August in Lahore between Indus water commissioners of the two countries.
25 Sep 2018 LAHORE
Several villages in Pakistan were flooded after India released water in River Ravi, River Sutlej, and River Chenab on Sunday. The Indian action to release water from its reservoirs comes days after Indian authorities revoked its decision to accept Pakistan’s proposal for a meeting between the foreign ministers on the sidelines of UNGA [United Nations General Assembly] in New York.
11 Sep 2018 LAHORE, Pakistan
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has described the ongoing water crisis to be the biggest issue for the country.In a televised address last week Imran said that he has been taking presentations in the last 2 weeks on issues faced by the country and said that a ministry would be formed which would work towards resolving the water crisis...
23 Mar 2018 LAHORE
Pakistan Government Urged To Raise India's "Water Aggression" With World Bank, Pursue Case With International Court Of Justice
Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors President Zia Shahid has urged the government to convince World Bank to let Pakistan challenge Indian water aggression in the International Court of Justice. He said the water experts suggest that the issue of water aggression by India can only be resolved through approaching the International Court of Justice.
2 Mar 2018 LAHORE
Expressing concerns over depleting water reserves in Pakistan, environmental experts and researchers say mega cities like Lahore lack safe drinking water.
28 Feb 2018 LAHORE
Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan on Tuesday criticised India for controlling rivers flow leading to Pakistan, saying that Pakistan was facing water shortage due to India.