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  1. Pakistan Will Not Build Reservoirs Without National Consensus

    17 Dec 2013- 09:48 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Business Recorder Minister for States and Frontier Regions Lt Gen Abdul Qadir Baloch told the National Assembly on Tuesday the government would not construct any water reservoir in the country without evo ...

    Local Press Report - 12/17/2013 - 09:48

  2. Pakistan Starts Building Long-Delayed Naltar-V Hydropower Project

    12 Dec 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan has started construction work on the long-delayed $35 million USD, 14.4-megawatt Naltar-V Hydropower Project in the country’s northern Gilgit Baltistan territory. Prime Minister Na ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2013 - 10:20

  3. India and Pakistan Race to Complete Rival Hydropower Dams in Kashmir

    10 Dec 2013- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan India and Pakistan are racing to complete rival hydropower projects on a river shared by the two countries in Kashmir. Visits to the project sites last week by high profile officials from b ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/10/2013 - 10:18

  4. Pakistan Approves $1.12 Billion in Hydropower Projects

    6 Dec 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistani officials approved $1.12 billion USD worth of new hydropower projects during the Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting in Islamabad on December 1.     The CDWP also dire ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/06/2013 - 10:01

  5. Diamer Bhasha Dam as Important as Nuclear Program: Pakistani Minister

    7 Nov 2013- 10:11 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Pak Tribune For Pakistan, building Bhasha Dam was as important as completing the country's nuclear programme once was, Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal told a meeting in Washingto ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2013 - 10:11

  6. Pakistan May Request Review of Indus Waters Treaty

    1 Nov 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan may ask for a review of the Indus Waters Treaty, originally negotiated by the World Bank and signed by Pakistan and India in 1960.  Facing a looming water crisis, Pakistani official ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/01/2013 - 10:24

  7. ADB Approves $1.5 Billion Country Partnership Strategy for Nepal

    31 Oct 2013- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) October 29 announced a new five-year, $1.5 billion USD Country Partnership Strategy for Nepal. “What we now need is to convert this into projects that ensur ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/31/2013 - 10:23

  8. Pakistan Fears 13 Percent Water Loss Due to Indian Dam

    23 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistani officials warned last week that the country is likely to face a 13 percent water shortage if India succeeds in building its 330-megawatt Kishenganga hydropower project on the Neel ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/23/2013 - 10:03

  9. India’s NHPC to Commission $344 Million Uri-II Project by End of the Year

    16 Oct 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SRINAGAR, India India’s National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) announced last week that it will inaugurate the 240-megawatt, $344 million USD Uri-II hydroelectric project in Indian-administered Kashmi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/16/2013 - 10:01

  10. Pakistan Needs New Approach to Flood Management: ADB

    14 Oct 2013- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Pakistan needs to move from traditional, structural measures to a more holistic approach to flood control, in order to avoid a repeat of the devastating Indus River floods of 2010, which ki ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/14/2013 - 10:12

  11. OFID Provides $50 Million for Pakistan’s Neelum-Jhelum Dam

    14 Oct 2013- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) announced last week that it would provide a $50 million USD loan to Pakistan to complete the $2.79 billion USD, 969-megawatt Nee ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/14/2013 - 10:12

  12. Pakistan Generates $87 Million for Neelum-Jhelum Project Through Term Finance Certificates

    8 Oct 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan’s Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) announced last week that it has generated $87 million USD for the Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project by issuing term finance certificates. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/08/2013 - 10:00

  13. Three Consortiums Submit Proposals for Pakistan's Diamer Bhasha Dam

    3 Oct 2013- 10:19 by Local Press Report LAHORE The Nation Three world renowned consortiums submitted their proposals to Wapda for consultancy services for main works of the 4500-MW Diamer Bhasha Dam project. According to the authority spokesperson, the pr ...

    Local Press Report - 10/03/2013 - 10:19

  14. Three Companies Bid for Pakistan’s $1 Billion Mahl Hydropower Project

    3 Oct 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Three companies, including two from China, have submitted bids to the Pakistani government for the $1 billion USD, 590-megawatt Mahl hydropower project on the Jhelum River in the Pakistan-co ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/03/2013 - 10:06

  15. Pakistan Concerned Over 10 Indian Hydropower Projects

    2 Oct 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs told the National Assembly late last week that India is constructing six hydropower projects on the Jhelum, Chenab and Indus rivers, which are allocate ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/02/2013 - 10:02