Tag: WAPDA

Call to make Indus waters treaty part of foreign policy

PAR Jun 7, 2018 0

Pakistan must change its cropping patterns, water usage habits and planning mechanisms, and develop multiple storages and make the 1960 Indus Waters T...

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has withdrawn its request to include the $14-billion Diamer-Bhasha Dam in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework af...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