Tag: WAPDA

Pakistan stops bid to include Diamer-Bhasha Dam in CPEC

PAR Nov 15, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has withdrawn its request to include the $14-billion Diamer-Bhasha Dam in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework af...

Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project 96% of work has been completed: Chief Engineer Nayyar Allauddin

PAR Oct 18, 2017 0

MUZAFFARABAD / ISLAMABAD: The strategically important 969-megawatt Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project achieved a major milestone as water filling in the...

Seminar planned for discussing Chitral's role in CPEC

PAR Feb 20, 2017 0

CHITRAL: MNA Shahzada Iftikharuddin has said that Chitral district has a great potential for hydropower generation which would be exploited to its opt...

Major Hydel Projects Will Finish On Time: Chairman WAPDA

PAR Feb 15, 2017 0

Ground-breaking of 2160 MW Dasu Hydel Power Project would be performed in June this year and Neelum-Jhelum would become operational in February next y...

Report brings water woes under the spotlight

PAR Feb 4, 2017 0

Former Chairman Wapda Shams-ul-Mulk has said that Pakistan''s policymakers have acted like absentee landlords by considering water as their property a...

K-Electric, former Wapda Discos accused of submitting flawed data

PAR Feb 4, 2017 0

National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has accused Karachi Electric and ex-Wapda Distribution Companies (Discos) of submitting flawed da...

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

PAR 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

PAR 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...