Pakistan and China signed a memorandum of understanding for the Bunji Dam in The accord was signed between the Ministry of Water. We led a pre-feasibility study for a new metre-high concrete face rockfill dam which would generate up to 5, MW. The first phase established a. The MOU for the Bunji Hydropower Project, another gigantic project being As of May 11, , the dam has not begun construction, although WAPDA has.

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Meanwhile, President Zardari Saturday said China is worlds next superpower for trade and investment and a place for the world to learn a lesson. Representatives of Zhejiangs 16 top business houses, whose combined annual turnover runs into billions of dollars, attended the forum. December 30, Chinese dan Canadian national from detention.

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Updated December 30, Prisoner accord If Pakistan hopes to bring back to own bunni people sentenced abroad, it is even more reason to reform jail system. Several protest demonstrations were held by residents of Rondu subdivision of Skardu district, demanding renaming of the dam, as 60 per cent of the total project area is from Rondu, while rest belongs to Bunji subdivision of Astor district.

Earlier, Pakistan ‘s ambassador to China Masood Khan in his remarks said Zhejiangs high GDP and per capita income makes it one of the critical engines of growth of modern China.

Meanwhile, President Zardari sought Chinese assistance in hydel, thermal and solar power generation to overcome Pakistans power crisis and invited Chinese companies to carry out feasibility study in the country. BOTH decision and timing are scarcely believable and will surely give more ammunition to those quarters denouncing Pakistan, he added, has plenty of sun available throughout the year and these solar units are best suited to the environment.

He said the institute would be invited to bid for construction of 12 small dams in Pakistan that are ready for construction. He said Pakistan offers great investment opportunities and the companies from China would be given every facility to set up their projects.


Masood said Bunji dam, one of the eighth hydel projects shortlisted for construction in the four provinces by WAPDA, would have a capacity of generating 7, MW of electricity. Chinese progress is becoming a lesson for the world to look at.

He said his company was also ready to collaborate with Pakistan both in public and private sectors. He recalled that a solid foundation of Pak-China relationship was laid by late Zulfikar Ali Bhutto when he was the foreign minister.

Updated December 30, Pressure on the press A government-controlled body to run the affairs of newspapers is not in sync with the modern concepts of rule. Earlier, Li Yueming, president of the institute, said they had also carried out studies of couple of medium sized dams in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir and constructed over such dams around the world especially in Africa, South America and Turkey.

Pakistan eyes 2018 start for China-funded mega dam opposed by India

The dimensions of human misery The business leaders rejected Indian assertions over construction of Bunji and Diamer dams and said that the water reservoirs are being constructed with the consent of the people of region. December 31, Economic direction? We need solar power for individual housing units and I want the Chinese to carry out study in Pakistan, the President remarked after the presentation. Current Cooperation and Future Prospects, the President said China is also a great opportunity to learn and enhance ones knowledge.

The dimensions of human misery He said it was his dream that Pakistan should become a gateway for Chinese exports to world markets as his countrys ports were nearer than Chinas own waterfronts.

Zardari recalled his last visit to China in February when he also went to see the Three Gorges Dam project, and said that Pakistan has lot of potential for construction of hydel power projects on its rivers for which it needed their assistance and expertise. They said they highly regard Pakistan and its people and would contribute towards the development of that country.

Zardari said the Chinese ddam indigenously developed their own parameters of progress, from which not only Pakistan would like to learn, but it is something for the whole world to learn from. The statement sam demanded of the Pakistan government to harness the water resources of Gilgit-Baltistan which has a potential of producing 60,MW and declare the region as energy zone.


The two countries will also exchange information related to therapeutic drugs, latest trends and techniques, respective laws and regulations and list of registered manufacturers and wholesalers. In his meeting with President Zhejiang Academy of Agriculture Sciences Chen Jianping, Zardari said to provide grain to a burgeoning population bunjji his country, there is a need for better agri-practices that not only give high yield but also uses less irrigation water.

In a dwm with Zardari, President Zhejiang Zhengtai Solar Energy Science and Technology Company Yang Liyou said his company was ready to carry out solar power generation in Pakistan as it has plenty of sunlight available throughout the daam. Zardari, Pakistans ambassador in China Masood Khan and senior Chinese officials witnessed the signing ceremony. The decision was taken at a meeting attended by Wapda chairman and the Gilgit-Baltistan chief secretary in Lahore, officials said.

He said Presidents visit to the province will give a fresh impetus to Pakistan-Zhejiang relations in the fields of agriculture, fisheries, businesses, infrastructure development, light industry and textiles. He said it was part of Chinas commitment to help Pakistan overcome its power crisis.

Pakistan must own the FATF project. Our friendship is higher than Himalayas and deeper than oceans, he added. He said he was fulfilling his promise of visiting China after every three months and every time when he comes to China, he visits a new province. He said the institute dsm over years old and is the main centre in China for research in agri sciences. Inauguration ceremony of Mohmand dam postponed. Please support us by taking a moment to turn off Adblock on Dawn.