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WORLD WATER DAY ON MARCH 22 WAPDA PLANS TO ADD 10 MAF WATER STORAGE BY 2030

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March 21, 2019: As the comity of nations is all set to celebrate ‘World Water Day’ on March 22 to create awareness about conservation and prudent use of water, the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has been expeditiously working on a number of projects to improve water situation in order to avert looming water crisis in the country. For optimal utilization of water resources, WAPDA has devised a comprehensive strategy, through which various projects will be completed in a phased manner under short, medium and long term plans.

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President Islamic Republic of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi being briefed by Chairman WAPDA Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd)

President Islamic Republic of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi being briefed by Chairman WAPDA Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd) about water and hydropower projects on March 19, 2019

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WAPDA, NLC discuss strategic cooperation to implement mega projects

February 26, 2019: A 5-member team of National Logistics Cell (NLC), headed by the Director General (DG) Major General Muhammad Asim Iqbal today visited WAPDA House to discuss the strategic possibilities of cooperation in mega projects in Pakistan. In a meeting with Chairman, Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Lieutenant General Muzammil Hussain (Retd), and other senior officers concerned, the areas wherein WAPDA and NLC could benefit from the expertise and experience of each other were thoroughly deliberated upon.Pic 1

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APPROVAL ACCORDED FOR AWARD OF MOHMAND DAM CONTRACT

February 22, 2019: Following a comprehensive bidding and evaluation process and exhaustive technical negotiations, the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) in a meeting held today accorded approval to award contract to CGGC-DESCON Joint Venture (JV) for civil and elctro-mechanical works of Mohmand Dam Hydropower Project. The Authority also directed the project authorities to issue Letter of Acceptance (LoA) as per the rules. Consequent upon signing of the agreement, the contractor will mobilize at site in March 2019.

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World Bank, International Panel of Experts appreciates Tarbela 4 success

February 14, 2019: The World Bank and the International Panel of Experts (IPOE) have appreciated the successful completion and effective operation of the 1410 MW – Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project, commissioned in 2018 in a phased manner.

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