WAPDA awards Rs 11.922b contract for Mangla Refurbishment Project



Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has awarded Rs 11.922 billion contract for Package XI of Mangla Refurbishment Project for Units 9 and 10 to G.E Hydro France.

The contract includes manufacturing, supply, installation and commissioning of the two units, says a press release issued here on Tuesday.

General Manager (Hydel) Development, WAPDA, Ihsan Ullah and representative of G.E Hydro France Abubakar signed the agreement in that regard, the press release added.

WAPDA Chairman Lt Gen. (Retd) Sajjad Ghani , Member (Power) WAPDA Jamil Akhtar, project director of Mangla Refurbishment Project, senior officers, representatives of the consultants, and the contractors were also present on the occasion.

“WAPDA is implementing Mangla Refurbishment Project with an approved PC-I cost of Rs 52.224 billion. The project is being carried out in various phases, wherein the generating units are to be refurbished by closing down one tunnel (two generating units) at a time”, it said.—APP