WAPDA, SCO sign contract for communication, IT services for Diamer Basha Dam construction

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Observer Report
Lahore

An agreement was signed between the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) and Special Communication Organisation (SCO) worth Rs.860 million for an uninterrupted and state-of-the-art communication and information technology services for Diamer Basha Dam Project. The services may also be utilized for other WAPDA projects as well.

The contract signing ceremony was held at WAPDA House the other day. WAPDA General Manager Diamer Basha Dam Project Muhammad Yousuf Rao and SCO Director Development Col Muhammad Saadi Manzoor signed the contract on behalf of their organizations.

WAPDA Member (Water) Jawaid Akhter Latif and other senior officers of WAPDA and SCO also attended the ceremony.

Diamer Bhasha Dam Project is of immense strategic significance, construction of which requires uninterrupted and state-of-the-art communication and information technology services in the project area in most challenging terrain and weather.

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