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Federal Minister for Water Resources visited Mohmand Dam, Tarbela 5 Project Minister urges for timely completion of projects for additional water, hydel power

June 2, 2022: Federal Minister for Water Resources Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah has said that Pakistan is in dire need of water and low-cost electricity which necessitates timely completion of the projects in water and hydropower sectors.

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Mangla Hydel Power Station Two refurbished units commissioned with USAID's grant

Islamabad, May 23, 2022: Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has successfully commissioned generating units No. 5 and 6 of the Mangla Hydel Power Station, recently refurbished with the financial support of United States Agency for International Development (USAID). With refurbishment, installed generation capacity of each unit has increased to 135 (Mega Watt) MW from 100 MW - with cumulative increase of 70 MW from 200 to 270 MW.

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WAPDA Chairman pays farewell visits to Mohmand, T5, Dasu, Diamer Basha Dam, Silent revolution taking place for development of Pakistan WAPDA projects to add 11.7 MAF water, 11369 MW hydel power by 2029

May 14, 2022: Outgoing WAPDA Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd) paid farewell visits to the four under-construction signature projects of WAPDA namely Mohmand Dam, Tarbela 5th Extension, Dasu and Diamer Basha Dam. WAPDA Chairman designate and Member (Finance) Naveed Asghar Chaudhry, who was on his maiden visits to these projects, also accompanied him. WAPDA projects’ management, representatives of the Consultants and the Contractors concerned were also present on the occasion.

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WAPDA Chairman addresses workers at Labour Hall 'Annual hydel electricity to raise to 57 billion units by 2026'

May 12, 2022: WAPDA Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd) has said that installed hydel generation capacity of WAPDA will surge to 13949 MW by 2026 with an addition of 4543 MW following completion of its under construction projects.

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WAPDA refutes smearing campaign on Social Media about Chairman WAPDA, Ministry of Water Resources, Federal Minister for Water Resources

Taking strong exception to various news being circulated on social media about the Chairman WAPDA, Ministry of Water Resources and the Federal Minister for Water Resources, WAPDA spokesperson has termed these news as fabricated and devoid of facts, adding that such smearing campaign is highly condemnable.

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