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WAPDA phenomenally moves ahead in 2018 to regain glory of past;3 mega projects completed; hydel generation up by 36% in a year; WAPDA contributes 25.63 billion units low–cost hydel electricity in 2018.

December 30. 2018: The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) steadfastly moved ahead during the year 2018 to regain glory of its past, as it successfully completed and commissioned three long-delayed mega hydropower projects with cumulative generation capacity of 2487 MW. With commissioning of the 108 MW-Golen Gol, the 1410 MW-Tarbela 4th Extension and the 969 MW-Neelum Jhelum hydropower projects in 2018, the installed generation capacity of WAPDA hydroelectric power surged to 9389 MW from 6902 MW, registering an increase of 36 percent in just one year. Prior to this, WAPDA could manage to take its hydel generation to 6902 MW in 59 years of its inception from the year 1958 to 2017.

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USAID, WAPDA sign $ 78 mln Implementation Letter for Mangla Refurbishment

usaid picDecember 12, 2018: Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) today signed Project Implementation Letter (PIL) - 2 worth US$ 78 million for Mangla Refurbishment Project. The USAID grant will be spent to undertake various works of Package V, VI, VIII and IX of the project. The PIL – 1 of US $ 72 million for Mangla Refurbishment Project had already signed between USAID and WAPDA in 2014.

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PM briefed on water situation, construction of dams.

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December 07,2018:Federal Minister for Water Resources Muhammad Faisal Vawda accompanied by Chairman WAPDA Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (R) called on the Prime Minister today at the Prime Minister’s Office to apprise him of the water situation in the country and measures being taken by the Ministry of Water Resources and WAPDA to overcome water shortage in the country.

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1st Chairman WAPDA Amateur Golf Tournament begins today. WAPDA Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd) opens the 3-day tournament at Defence Raya Golf and Country Club Lahore

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1st Chairman WAPDA   Amateur  Golf Tournament begins today. WAPDA Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd) opens the 3-day tournament at Defence Raya Golf and Country Club Lahore.

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1st Chairman WAPDA Golf Tournament from November 30, WAPDA Sports Board briefs media

1st Chairman WAPDA Golf Tournament from November 30, WAPDA Sports Board briefs media

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