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TORCH RELAY CEREMONY AT WAPDA HOUSE: NATIONAL GAMES TORCH HANDED OVER TO WAPDA

Pic 1 11 10 19October 11, 2019: Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman and WAPDA Sports Board Patron-in-Chief Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd) received the 33rd National Games 2019 torch in a ceremony held at WAPDA House today. Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) Secretary General Khalid Mehmood handed over the torch in recognition of WAPDA’s contribution for promotion of sports in the country.

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MOHMAND, DIAMER BASHA DAMS, SINDH BARRAGE PRIORITY PROJECTS: WAPDA CHAIRMAN

October 11, 2019: A delegation of National Security Workshop, under the aegis of National Defence University (NDU) Islamabad headed by Major General Asif Ali, visited WAPDA House today. The delegation comprised of Senators, Members of the National Assembly, Members of the Provincial Assemblies, Bureaucrats, Ambassadors and Senior Officers from the Armed Forces.

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Highest-ever hydel contribution by WAPDA in 1st quarter of 2019-20

WAPDA provides 15.2 billion units to National Grid in July-Sep 2019

October 3, 2019: The contribution of hydel power by the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) to the National Grid during the first quarter of the fiscal year 2019-20 surged to a historic level, as it provided 15.20 billion units of hydel electricity to the system in July-September 2019. WAPDA added about 1.85 billion units more if compared with the generation during the corresponding period of the last fiscal that was 13.34 billion units.
The record hydel power generation during the first quarter (July-September) of this fiscal year became possible due to improved water flows, effective maintenance and effective operation of WAPDA hydel power stations and most importantly, newly constructed hydropower projects, Neelum Jhelum and Tarbela 4th Extension in particular, which operated to their maximum power generation capacity.

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Mangla Dam and Power House are safe after the recent earthquake: WAPDA Chairman

September 26, 2019: In the wake of the recent earthquake in Mirpur (AJK), the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd) today visited Mangla Dam and its components comprising the main dam, spillway, and powerhouse.

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WAPDA House turns orange to mark World Patient Safety Day

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