May 3, 2017: The strategically important 969 MW-Neelum Jhelum Hydropower project will mark a major mile stoneon May 5 towards its completion, as excavation of about 68-kilometer long tunnels system of the project will stand completed, when the second Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) deployed on the project will breakthrough the Right Headrace Tunnel. With this significant development, the water way system of the project will enter the final phase which is scheduled to be completed in seven months. Thereafter, the tunnels will be ready to divert water from Dam site to Power House.
April 30, 2017:* The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) launched free-of-the-cost air-conditioned transport service for affectees of Dasu Hydropower Project in Kohistan District of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa Province. The service has been provided to the local populace as part of WAPDA’s corporate social responsibility, as directed by WAPDA Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (R) during his visit to the project on February 20.
Lahore – April 26, 2017: A meeting of the Senior Selection Board was held to consider promotion of WAPDA officers to the next ranks. The meeting, presided over by WAPDA Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (R), was attended by WAPDA Members and the senior officers concerned.
April 23, 2017: The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (R) visited Hub Dam located in the vicinity of Karachi and had a detailed round of the spillway and embankments of the project. WAPDA General Manager (Projects) South was also present on the occasion.
Lahore – April 21, 2017: The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) awarded two contracts of resettlement works for Dasu Hydropower Project.
Lahore – April 14, 2017: The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has selected the three high-head hydropower projects – Khan Khwar, Allai Khwar and Duber Khwar – owned and operated by the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) for its report about successful financial projects of the IDB. The report being documented now-a-days will be presented during the 42nd Annual Meeting of the IDB Board of Governors to be held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on May 17 and 18 this year for showcasing successful contribution of the IDB in its member countries during the last six years.