WAPDA to add 11.7MAF water, 9000 MW power by 2029

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Staff Reporter
Faisalabad

Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) is committed to the water, food and energy security of the country.

At present, it has been constructing as many as 10 projects in water and hydropower sectors under ‘Decade of Dams’, to be completed in a phased manner from 2023 to 2029.

Chairman WAPDA Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd) expressed these views while addressing the students and the faculty members at University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.

The Chairman said that WAPDA has been tremendously contributing as a vibrant organization towards national development by harnessing the vital resource of water.

The under construction WAPDA projects include five dams, three hydropower projects, one canal and one water supply scheme.

Diamer Basha Dam, Mohmand Dam, Dasu Hydropower Project, Nai Gaj Dam, Kachhi Canal Extension, Sindh Barrage and K-IV Project are to name a few.

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