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Chinese firm to resume work on Dasu hydropower dam

ISLAMABAD: Chinese firm China Gezhouba Group Company (CGGC) has announced to resume work on the Dasu Hydropower project on Monday (today) that was halted several months ago due to security concerns. The Chinese company has expressed satisfaction over the security

Dams vital to meet water shortage, power supply challenges: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said the construction of water reservoirs in the country was vital to meet the impending challenges of water shortage and power generation. The prime minister interacted with the workers including foreign engineers during

Construction of ten dams by 2028 to ensure food security: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said the construction of 10 dams and hydropower projects initiated by the present government in 2018 and to be completed by 2028 besides generating cheaper electricity will also make eight million acres of land cultivable

SC directs govt for early completion of Nai Gaj Dam

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday directed the federal and Sindh government for the early completion of Nai Gaj Dam in district Dadu of Sindh. An apex court bench headed by Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed sought a timeline

Diamer-Bhasha dam to generate low-cost hydel power: PM

CHILAS: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said the Diamer-Bhasha Dam will generate low-cost environment-friendly hydel power in the country. The prime minister arrived in Gilgit-Baltistan to kick off the mega construction work on the Diamer-Bhasha dam. He was accompanied

PM kicks off construction work at Diamer-Bhasha Dam

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has visited the construction site of the Diamer-Bhasha Dam project in Gilgit-Baltistan. Chairman China Pakistan Economic Corridor Authority Lt General (Retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa is accompanying the prime minister. “Mobilisation for Diamer Bhasha: Historic milestone

Diamer-Bhasha Dam

The government has expedited work on the Diamer-Bhasa Dam after the prime minister was informed that the mega-project was ready for construction. The prime minister ordered to commence work at the earliest to address the worsening water crisis in the

Will Diamer-Bhasha Dam end the water crisis?

Pakistan faces an acute water crisis which can aggravate in the coming years leading to severe droughts and food shortages. The solution was seen in the construction of large dams which faces years of neglect to the lack of funds

World Bank appreciates work on Tarbela dam’s extension project

ISLAMABAD: World Bank President David R Malpass along with Federal Minister Water Resources Faisal Vawda visited Tarbela Dam project on Thursday.  Federal Secretary Water Resources Muhammad Ashraf, WAPDA Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd) and World Bank senior officials accompanied him