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SC asks timeframe for Diamer-Bhasha dam

SC asks timeframe for Diamer-Bhasha dam

ISLAMABAD:Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has asked the timeframe from Water and Power and Development Authority (Wapda) for Diamer-Bhasha dam.He said that the court’s decision on Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams has become final as no review petition was filed against it.In a hearing on Thursday, Justice Nisar said that an implementation bench […]

Faisalabad: Minor boy donates Rs 10,000 in Dam Funds

Faisalabad: Minor boy donates Rs 10,000 in Dam Funds

FAISALABAD  – Ten-year-old boy named Hashir from Faisalabad on Monday donated Rs 10,000 in Prime Minister and Chief Justice of Pakistan Fund for Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dam.Hashir, a resident of Madina Town area of Faisalabad received Rs 10,000 as salami in his uncle’s marriage which he donated in fund for Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand […]

Donations for Dam – PM Imran Khan’s bid to crowdfund $14bn

Donations for Dam – PM Imran Khan’s bid to crowdfund $14bn

ISLAMABAD (AFP) – It’s a far cry from those sponsored Facebook posts asking you to invest in a start-up’s new digital watch or an unbreakable phone case.But Imran Khan wants Pakistanis to crowdfund a whopping $14 billion for desperately needed dams, a plea capitalising on nationalist fervour but rejected by many as unrealistic.If it succeeded […]

Businessmen suggest listing dam on domestic, world stock markets

Businessmen suggest listing dam on domestic, world stock markets

(Web Desk) – The business community of the southern Punjab has proposed the government to list the Diamer-Bhasha dam in domestic and international stock markets to generate funds, Radio Pakistan reported.In a statement, the President of the Multan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) Malik Asrar Ahmed Awan suggested that investors should be made shareholders […]

SC to form own team over Kalabagh Dam construction issue

SC to form own team over Kalabagh Dam construction issue

ISLAMABAD;The Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Wednesday said that Kalabagh Dam construction is imperative for the survival of Pakistan. During the hearing of the case, the CJP remarked that Kalabagh Dam issue is not that simple therefore; it should be renamed as ‘Pakistan Dam’. CJP asserted that if Pakistan does not […]

Pakistan To Raise Kishaganga Dam Issue With WB: Chaudhry

Pakistan To Raise Kishaganga Dam Issue With WB: Chaudhry

Pakistan Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Chaudhry has said that Pakistan planning to consult with the World Bank on the Kishanganga Dam issue. This he stated while addressing a seminar under the title of ‘Pakistan and Unites States A Lasting Partnership’ on Saturday.The Ambassador while talking about Palestine issued urged the US to play its […]

World Bank pauses dam arbitration to ‘protect Indus Waters Treaty’

World Bank pauses dam arbitration to ‘protect Indus Waters Treaty’

The World Bank (WB) on Monday announced a pause in arbitration between Islamabad and New Delhi on the matter of the two dams being constructed by India, calling on both countries “to consider alternative ways to resolve their disagreements”. In the aftermath of rising cross-border tensions following the Uri army base attack and an alleged […]