Wapda to submit $795.8m PC-1 of Tarbela project for approval

STAFF REPORT LHR: In a significant development towards implementation of the 1410-MW Tarbela 5th Extension Hydropower Project, WAPDA has decided to submit PC-I of the project amounting to $ 795.8 million to the ministry for approval.

This decision was made in the Authority’s meeting held in Lahore recently at WAPDA House.

On the occasion, a detailed presentation was made on the PC-I of the project in the meeting by the General Manager (Tarbela Dam Project) Iqbal Masood Siddiqui

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WB to provide Rs.1.9b for Tarbela power project

STAFF REPORT KHI: The World Bank has approved to provide $1.09 billion loan to Pakistan for enhancing supply of electricity from the Tarbela Hydropower Project and improving the irrigation methods for the farming community.According to details,$840 million of the total loan amount would be utilized for capacity extension of the Tarbela Hydro Power Project by 1,410 MW, which would shift the power generation from expensive fuel oil to cheaper hydropower technology. Whereas, the remaining amount

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