Pakistan Seeks $3.5 Billion Financing from Saudi Arabia for Diamer-Bhasha Dam


Pakistan has formally requested $3.5 billion in financing from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) for the Diamer-Bhasha Dam project during a recent high-powered delegation visit from KSA on April 15-16. A senior government official mentioned that KSA would respond after input from the financial adviser on the dam project. Both KSA and Wapda, Pakistan’s water and power development authority,…

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WAPDA to divert Swat River at Mohmand Dam Project in April


Chairman Sajjad Ghani directs for deployment of additional resources to expedite work PESHAWAR: The Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) is going to divert Swat river at the under-construction Mohmand Dam in April this year, as the diversion system of the project is steadily heading towards completion in accordance with the timelines. Wapda Chairman Engr Lt-Gen (retd) Sajjad Ghani on…

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