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US to Provide $81 Million for Construction of Stage-I of KurramTangi Dam

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. 

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WAPDA, Affectees Reach Consensus About Land Acquisition for Dasu Project

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.

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NDU Delegation Briefed About Water, Power Sectors

Lahore – December 5, 2016: A delegation of the participants of National Security Workshop, National Defence University (NDU) Islamabad today visited WAPDA House. Headed by NDU Director General Major General Ghulam Qamar, the delegation comprised of the Senators, Members of the National and Provincial Assemblies, senior civil and military officers and notables from civil society. The delegation was briefed about water and power sectors of the country. WAPDA Member (Power) Badr-ul-Munir Murtiza and senior officers of WAPDA were also present on the occasion.

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Contractor mobilized for construction of Kurram Tangi Dam Project (Stage-I) Mohmand Dam detailed engineering design to be completed in February 2017

Lahore – November 17, 2016: Following award of the contract for Kurram Tangi Dam Project (Stage-I), the contractor has been mobilized to the site to start construction work on the project.

This was stated by the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (R) during his visit to Kurram Tangi Dam site located in North Waziristan Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) today.

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WAPDA Chairman Reviews Construction Work on Tarbela 4th Extension Project

Lahore – November 16, 2016: The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (R) today visited the under-construction Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project. The visit was aimed at reviewing the progress on the project.

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WAPDA HOUSE VISIT ARRANGED FOR ORPHANS; BRIEFED ABOUT WATER CONSERVATION

Lahore-November 15, 2016: As part of its corporate social responsibility, the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) today arranged a visit of WAPDA House for orphans from Dar-ul-Shafqat, Lahore. The delegation comprised of two faculty/admn members and 20 children/students.

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Financing for WAPDA Projects Discussed

Lahore – November 11, 2016: The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (R) discussed the matters relating to financial arrangements for its under-construction as well as future projects in three separate meetings held today at WAPDA House.

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