Lahore – October 03, 2016: The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (R) has emphasized upon the project management to put in their maximum to complete the 1410 MW-Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project as early as possible. Besides accelerating the pace of work, the stipulated quality standards must be adhered in letter and spirit for completion of the project.
Lahore – October 02, 2016: Apropos a news item appeared in a section of media on October 2, 2016, wherein it has been reported that some turbines of Mangla Power Plant stopped functioning due to technical fault which caused sudden power failure, WAPDA spokesperson has explained the factual position which is as under:
Mangla Hydel Power Station did not develop any fault last night and continued to generating electricity in accordance with water outflows as per IRSA’s indent. It generated 1115 MW electricity during the peak hours yesterday, which is even 115 MW more than its cumulative generation capacity i.e. 1000 MW. Therefore, the impression given in the news item that technical fault at Mangla last night caused sudden power failure is not correct.
It is pertinent to mention that all hydel power stations of WAPDA have been functional and generating electricity according to water outflows as per IRSA’s indent.
Lahore – September 27, 2016: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif today presented cash award worth Rs. one million and a souvenir each to the two WAPDA security personnel in recognition of their bravery to counter terrorist attack at Christian Colony located in the outskirts of Warsak Dam on September 2. WAPDA security personnel who were honoured include Security Sergeant Khaud Ali Khan and Security Guard Najeem Ali Khan.
Lahore – September 16, 2016: The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (R) has urged upon the project management for completion of Golen Gol Hydropower Project according to the timelines that have been set for the purpose.
Lahore - August 31, 2016: The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (R) paid a comprehensive 3-day visit to the under-construction 969 MW-Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project located in Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJ&K).
Lahore – August 29, 2016: The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) today signed a contract worth Rs.10.81 billion with Alstom Hydro France for refurbishment and upgradation of 6 power generating units installed at Mangla Hydel Power Station. The contract comprising package-1 and 7 is a part of Mangla Refurbishment Project.
Lahore – August 25, 2016: Chairman WAPDA Lt Gen (R) Muzammil Hussain today presided over a number of meetings at WAPDA House, which were attended by Members of the Authority, Secretary WAPDA, Managing Director (Administration) WAPDA and other senior officers.