NESPAK led JV to provide consultancy for Diamer Bhasha Dam

A joint venture (JV) led by National Engineering Services Pakistan Limited (Nespak) has been awarded the contract to provide consultancy services for the construction of Diamer Bhasha Dam.

According to the details Nespak the consultants will provide services through a joint venture comprising six Firms as JV members partners, namely, National Engineering Services Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd – Pakistan (Lead Firm), Pöyry (AFRY) Switzerland Limited – Switzerland, MWH (Stantec) International, Inc – USA, DOLSAR Engineering Inc Co – Turkey, Associated Consulting Engineers ACE Ltd – Pakistan and MM Pakistan Pvt Ltd – Pakistan.

General Manager Chief executive Officer Project Director Diamer Bhasha Development Company and Diamer Bhasha Consultants Group (DBCG) authorized representative Dr Tahir Masood, MD Nespak, signed the agreement on behalf of Wapda and the Joint Venture respectively.

The Consultants’ scope of services includes detailed design review, construction design, construction supervision, contract administration and environment and resettlement aspects.

Diamer Bhasha Dam is proposed to be constructed on the Indus River. The site is 315km upstream of Tarbela Dam Project, some 180km below the town of Gilgit and 40km downstream of Chilas, the headquarter of District Diamer in Gilgit-Baltistan.