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WAPDA awards Tarbela hydropower project to Chinese firm

ISLAMABAD The Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has awarded a contract worth $354.6 million for civil works of the 1530 MW-Tarbela 5th extension hydropower project to Power Construction Corporation of China Limited (PCCCL) through an international competitive bidding. The

ADB approves $300mn for Balakot hydropower plant 

ISLAMABAD: Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300 million loan to finance the construction of a 300-megawatt hydropower plant that will increase the share of clean energy in Pakistan and improve the country’s energy security. The plant will add

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