Tag: WAPDA

KP Govt To Go China To Showcase Investment Potential In KP

PAR Jan 20, 2017 0

The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in a bid to attract foreign investment has decided to showcase huge potential in the province in a road show to b...

Developing hydropower, support governance: accords worth $720 million signed with WB, AIIB

Clara Jan 19, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar witnessed the signing ceremony of agreements worth $720m with the World Bank and Asian Infrast...

Experts for promoting integrated long-term energy planning

Clara Jan 11, 2017 0

Energy experts in a policy roundtable have urged the government to promote integrated long-term planning in the energy sector and check gaps in the ma...

Prioritise water conservation

PAR Dec 30, 2016 0

THE country is experiencing a long dry spell, which has started affecting normal life as apart from loss of agriculture, people are suffering from dif...

Neelum-Jhelum project cost soars further

PAR Dec 9, 2016 0

Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has indicated further increase in the cost of Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project by 23.6 per cent (Rs 95 b...

Diamer-Bhasha Dam: financing plan given approval

PAR Dec 6, 2016 0

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif approved, in principle, the financing plan for construction of Diamer-Bhasha Dam from indigenous resources with directives...

APTMA defers call for observing black day

PAR Dec 6, 2016 0

The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) has deferred the call of observing December 6 as a black day after an assurance by Chief Minister P...

NHP payment to Punjab: Wapda irked by delay in issuance of promissory note by MoF

PAR Dec 2, 2016 0

Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) is reportedly annoyed with Finance Ministry for delaying issuance of promissory note with an uncondition...

Rs 2.61 per unit refund for October approved

PAR Dec 1, 2016 0

National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has issued notification of Rs 2.61 per unit refund for the consumers of power Distribution Compan...

Re-nationalisation of K-E: Sindh Assembly calls for fresh legislation

PAR Nov 23, 2016 0

The Sindh Assembly on Tuesday called for a fresh legislation to re-nationalise the K-Electric because of its poor services in the metropolis, saying t...

Contractor mobilised for construction of Kurram Tangi Dam Project

PAR Nov 18, 2016 0

Following award of the contract for Kurram Tangi Dam Project (Stage-I), the contractor has been mobilised to the site to start construction work on th...

Tarbela 4th Extension Project: WAPDA Chairman reviews construction work

PAR Nov 17, 2016 0

The Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Lieutenant General Muzammil Hussain (R) on Wednesday visited the under-construction Tarbela...

Power fault leaves Pindi dry

PAR Nov 17, 2016 0

The supply of water from Rawal Dam to the garrison city of Rawalpindi was suspended on Wednesday after an 11-kilowatt transmission line broke down and...

19.6 Percent of Budgeted Amount: Goverment Releases Rs156.5 Billion Under PSDP

PAR Nov 16, 2016 0

The Federal government released Rs 156.5 billion (19.6 percent of the total budgeted for the year) under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP...

Power sector: secretary explains non-cash adjustment of circular debt

PAR Nov 8, 2016 0

Non-cash adjustment of Rs 138 billion circular debt refers to settlement of energy sub-sectoral dues to each other, Secretary Finance Dr Waqar Masood...