Lahore – October 6, 2017: A delegation of National Security Workshop, National Defence University (NDU), Islamabad today visited WAPDA House to have briefings on the water and power sectors of Pakistan. The delegation headed by NDU Chief Instructor Rear Admiral Zain Zulfiqar, comprised of Senators, Members of the National Assembly, Members of the Provincial Assemblies, Senior Bureaucrats, Technocrats, Ambassador, Senior Military Officers and Representatives of Civil Society.
September 29, 2017: The 969 MW-Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project is fast heading towards completion, as dry testing of electro-mechanical equipments installed at the power house and the switch yard is in progress.
Lahore – September 25, 2017: WAPDA Cricket team, led by its Captain Salman Butt, today had a meeting with WAPDA Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd) at WAPDA House. WAPDA Sports Board President/WAPDA Secretary and other senior officers of WAPDA Sports Board were also present on the occasion.
Lahore – September 19, 2017:A 3-member delegation of the KfW – a German financial institution – headed by Dr. Frank Albert, Division Chief, Infrastructure and Financial Sector today called on WAPDA Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd) at WAPDA House. The matters relating to financial assistance for WAPDA projects in water and hydropower sectors were discussed during the meeting.
Lahore – September 17, 2017: As part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR), the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) is organizing a five day long T-12 Cricket Tournament for Schools from September 18 to 22 at Islamabad in a bid to improve standard of fielding in cricket of Pakistan.
The tournament will be played from Monday (today) with prime focus on fielding. As many as eight schools from Islamabad/Rawalpindi namely Beaconhouse School System, Islamabad College of Arts & Science, Roots Millennium School, West Minister International School, Islamabad Model Collage for Boys (IMCB) Chak Shazad, IMCB F-8/4, Islamabad Model School for Boys (IMSB), Jhang Syedan, and IMSB I-9/4, are participating in the tournament, final of which to be played on September 22.
Chief Executive Officer Islamabad Electric Supply Company Basit Zaman will be the Chief Guest of the inaugural ceremony of the tournament.
DERA BUGTI, Sep 14(APP): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Thursday inaugurated the Rs 80 bln Kachhi Canal designed to turn 72,000 acres of barren land in Balochistan green.
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi unveiled a plaque marking the historic occasion, as water flowed in from the Taunsa Barrage on Indus river, to irrigate virgin land in the far-flung and backward areas of Dera Bugti district of Balochistan province.