Engr. Zareen to get additional charge of CEO/MD NJHPP

Additional charge of Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director of Neelum Jehlum Hydropower Company (NJHPC) is given to Engineer Muhammad Zareen, Advisor Authority Projects Northern Areas by Chairman Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda), Lt-General Muzammil Hussain (retired). In a letter to the Engineer Zareen, Chairman Wapda has directed Engineer Zareen to take over the charge of […]

Bridging academia-industry gap: UET Peshawar and WSSP join hands

The National Institute of Urban Infrastructure Planning (NIUIP), University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar and Water Supply and Sanitation Services Company Peshawar signed a memorandum of understanding, aiming at to bridge the gap between academia and industry. The MoU was signed by Professor Dr Iftikhar Hussain, Vice Chancellor UET Peshawar and Khanzeb Khan, CEO WSSP […]

MoU inked with SECMC, EPTL:

Wateen to provide internet facility at Thar Block II Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) and Engro Thar Power Limited (EPTL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Wateen Telecom for provision of dedicated internet, data and telecommunication services at the coal mining and power plant sites at Thar. Wateen Telecom CEO Rizwan Tiwana said […]

MoU inked: Chinese co to help set up businesses in Jiaxing

All Pakistan Business Forum (APBF) and Zhimakaimen Economic and Trading Industrial Zone Management Company Limited, China inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (Smeda). Under the MoU, the group will provide opportunities to Pakistani businessmen and brands to open up their shops and businesses at Jiaxing City near […]

CAP Elects Office Bearers

Engr Sikandar Hayat Khattak elected unopposed as Chairman Constructors Association of Pakistan (CAP for 2016-2017). Khattak has served CAP thrice previously as chairman. Afzal ur Rahman has been elected as Senior Vice Chairman, Imran Abbas Awan as Vice Chairman (Punjab), Farooq Azam as Vice Chairman (Sindh) and Engr Shahid Rafiq as Vice Chairman Islamabad Region […]

WB approves $390m AF for power expansion generation

The World Bank approved Wednesday an Additional Financing (AF) of $390 million to help sustainable expansion of Pakistan’s electricity generation capacity. The AF under Tarbela Fourth Extension Hydropower Project will add 1,410 Megawatt (MW) of environment friendly, renewable, and low cost electricity generation during the high-demand summer season. The loan finances the installation of a […]

Wapda chief visits Bhasha and Dasu hydropower projects

Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (retd) visited Diamer Bhasha Dam and Dasu Hydropower Project and termed them of vital importance to meet the increasing requirement of water and electricity in the country. During his visit to Diamer Bhasha Dam, the Wapda chairman made a detailed round of the dam […]

Wapda chairman push for timely completion of Neelum Jhelum project

The chairman WAPDA made a visit to the strategically important 969 MW Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project in 3rd week of September. Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Lt-Gen Muzammil Hussain (retd) has sought concerted efforts to complete the Neelum Jhelum hydropower project well in time. He said completion of the under-construction projects in the […]

Textile exports Drops

Pakistan textile industry exports have dropped by $1.4 billion in 2015-16 after losing competitiveness on regional matrix, said industry sources. Besides, they added, a financial impact of 10 percent in terms of incidentals and taxes on exports was also hitting it hard that might lead to a further drop in exports ahead in case no […]

Surveys show 185bn tons of coal reserves in country

The recent geological investigations have shown that 185 billion tons of coal reserves exist in different parts of the country, which can be used as a primary and inexpensive source for power generation. “More than 184 billion tons deposits are located in Sindh province, with Thar coal field being the largest followed by Thatta-Sonda, Lakhra […]

Saaf Pani project: German consultant appointed by Punjab Govt

The Punjab government has appointed a Germany Company Friedrich Fahriaender as consultant for its gigantic Saaf Pani project to be completed at the cost of $ 1.5 billion to provide safe clean drinking water to the people. It may be added that the project executing agency Punjab Saaf Pani Company has already floated tenders among […]

Alternate energy

Reon Energy introduces ‘Energy Sale Model’ Reon Energy Limited has introduced the ‘Energy Sale Model’ for the business houses looking for avoiding upfront cost and limit their risk, said Chief Executive Officer Inam-ur-Rahman. He said the energy sale model is a financial agreement where the developer arranges for the design, financing, and installing of the […]