WAPDA chairman meets Chinese Ambassador

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Staff Reporter
Islamabad

Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd) Friday called on Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong.

The matters relating to construction of Dasu Hydro-power Project in the context of July 14 incident were discussed in detail during the meeting, said a press release.

The Chinese Ambassador and WAPDA Chairman expressed their resolve to restart construction activi-ties on the project soon.

Meanwhile, WAPDA Chairman also had a meeting with China Gezhouba Group Corporation (CGGC) Vice President and Chief Executive Officer and discussed with them the matters pertaining to ensur-ing a safe and more secure environment in the pro-ject area.

It is pertinent to mention that in the wake of Dasu incident, the civil administration, WAPDA and CGGC decided with mutual consultation to suspend construction on the project for a few days so that the matter could be re-organized and construction may be resumed in a more secure atmosphere.

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