Asian Development Bank to provide three hundred million dollars to Pakistan for financing of Sustainable Energy Sector Reforms program
ADB is appreciative of the achievements Pakistan has made so far to overcome the challenges of energy sector
An agreement to this effect was signed by Secretary Economic Affairs Division Tariq Pasha and ADB`s Country Director Xiaohang Yang in Islamabad. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar also witnessed the signing ceremony. Under the agreement, the Bank will assist Pakistan in improving reliability, affordability and sustainability of energy sector to support the economic growth.
820 small dams, 8 medium dams constructed in Balochistan- Work on 234 more small dams and four medium dams are in process
In Balochistan, 820 small dams and eight medium dams have been constructed to meet the growing need of water in the province. This was informed to Senate functional committee on problems of less developed areas which met in Islamabad with Usman Khan Kakar in the chair. The committee was also informed that work on 234 more small dams and four medium dams are in process.
Host: Syed Shehereyar Ahmed
Co-host: Yasir Nazar