Lahore – January 5, 2017: While overpowering its competitors, the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) won the 3rd National Championship held here at Railway Stadium. WAPDA secured 91 points in the championship with five gold, one silver and one bronze medals. Pakistan Railways stood second in the championship with 76 points, while Pakistan Army remained at 3rd position by obtaining 50 points.
Lahore – December 31, 2016: The hydel power stations owned and operated by the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) delivered 33658 million units of low-cost environment friendly hydel electricity to the National Grid in 2016, as compared to 31840 million units generated during the year 2015. This generation registered an increase of 1818 million units (5.7 %) when the country is in dire need of electricity.
December 29, 2016: The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) is implementing Mangla Refurbishment Project with an approved PC I cost of Rs.52.224 billion. The project, on its completion, will enhance generation capacity of the existing Mangla Hydel Power Station from 1000 megawatt (MW) to 1310 MW, thus registering an increase of 310 MW.
Lahore – December 23, 2016: A delegation of PAF Air War College, Karachi headed by Air Commodore Hussain Ahmed Siddiqui, today visited WAPDA House. During the visit, the delegation was briefed about water and power sectors of the country. WAPDA Member (Power) Badr-ul-Munir Murtiza, acting Member (Water) Nasir Hanif and senior officers of WAPDA were also present on the occasion.
December 14, 2016:The United States signed an agreement to provide US $ 81 million (over Rs. 8.5 billion) to the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) for the construction of Kurram Tangi Dam Project, Stage-I (the Kaitu Weir) in North Waziristan Agency of FATA. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and WAPDA signed the agreement at a ceremony today.
December 8, 2016: Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) reached a consensus with the stakeholders including affectees of Dasu Hydropower Project relating to acquisition of land and infra-structure as well as social sector development in the project area, paving the way to smooth and speedy implementation of the project. The consensus was forged as a result of 2-month detailed negotiations among the stakeholders.