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KBD construction: PEW wants stakeholders develop consensus to build dam

ISLAMABAD: The fast aging of Tarbela Dam and its narrowing water storage capacity and the country growing water needs necessitate construction of Kalabagh Dam to cope with multiple challenges the country confronted with. Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) Chairman Murtaza Mughal said that Tarbela had lost 70 percent of its capacity and it was going complete its age in 2029. On ... Read More »

Graveyard of proposed dams

Pakistan has construction various dams to produce electricity and store irrigation water after the independence, but still there is a serious need to build more dams as the country has been facing severe energy crisis for the last many years. The governments in the past made various studies and suggested locations to construct dams, but costly hostilities with India and ... Read More »

Premier awards ‘Privilege cards’ to top taxpayers

ISLAMABAD: The Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif handed over the Privilege Cards to top 100 taxpayers of different categories at Prime Minister’s office Auditorium. The cards will be valid for one year. As per details, the ceremony was also attended by Mr. Ishaq Dar, Finance Minister and Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Mr. Tariq Bajwa. The scheme has been ... Read More »