Raising awareness on biodiversity

As the time passes, the problem of biodiversity preservation is increasingly catching the attraction of biodiversity stakeholders including States across the world including Pakistan. All the players – from loggers who harvest forest timber, to consumers who buy food at the supermarket, to city governments who put restrictions on building in ecologically sensitive areas – have equal contribution in the gradual decline of biodiversity. Though the signing of Convention on Biological Diversity (

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Raising Project enhances Mangla Dam life

STAFF REPORT LHR: The Mangla Dam Raising Project is playing a pivotal role in mitigating floods in addition to additional water storage facility as it has held back a large quantum of water of the river Jehlum and its tributaries to the tune of 1.5 million acre feet of water in addition to saving the lowing lying areas of Jehlum River from averting additional flooda hazard. He said that the Dam still has 1.5 MAF additional storage capacity for more flood mitigation.

Chairman WAPDA Syed

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