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World Bank President visits Tarbela Dam


World Bank President David Malpass visited Tarbela Dam on Thursday.

He was accompanied by Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda.

The World Bank President inspected different parts, including Tarbela Dam, Tarbela Hydel Power Station and the power house of Tarbela-4 Extension Hydropower project.

He lauded the present government for efforts to bring improvement in water resources sector, including removal of hiccups in completion of Dasu Hydropower project and construction of dams.

Speaking on the occasion, Faisal Vawda said steps are being taken under a comprehensive strategy to improve water resources in the country. He expressed confidence that water resources sector and hydropower will further grow with the cooperation of World Bank.

The Minister thanked the World Bank President for extending cooperation in water resources projects.

Source: radio Pakistan