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Khushal Khan Khattak
07-07-2010, 06:37 PM
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New Dams; 7,000 to 8,000 megawatts
in Northern Areas of Pakistan


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The dams and some other projects are being built in the Northern Areas of Pakistan from which Khyber Pukhtunkhwa will benefit directly and indirectly. The picture below shows one of the dams, called Bhasha Dam.

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http://hunzatimes.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/hunzatimes-basha-91.jpg

KARACHI: Pakistan has signed a large number of memorandums of understanding (MoU) with various organisations in China during the visit of President Asif Ali Zardari to facilitate investment, trade, transfer of technology and knowledge sharing between the two countries.

This was stated by the Chairman Board of Investment (BoI) Saleem H Mandviwalla.

Giving details, he said that a MoU was inked on cooperation in the field of drug regulation between Drug Control Organization, Government of Pakistan and State Food and Drug Administration of People’s Republic of China.

http://www.geotauaisay.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/bhasha_dam-1024x760.jpg

BoI has signed MoU on investment promotion cooperation with Investment Promotion Agency of the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China.

Sindh Agriculture University (SAU) Tandojam has signed MoU with South China Agricultural University (SCAU) Guangzhou, China for cooperation in agriculture production and research.

Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation on River Fisheries and Related technologies between the Department of Fisheries, Government of Sindh Islamic Republic of Pakistan and Pearl River Fisheries Research institute of Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences.

Another MoU has been signed between the Department of Fisheries, Government of Sindh Islamic Republic of Pakistan and South China Sea Fisheries Research Institute of China Academy of Fishery Sciences for cooperation on marine fisheries and related technologies.

MoU on Global Open Trunking Architecture (Gota) for Emergency Communication and Disaster Control management in Pakistan between Ministry of IT and Telecom (National Telecommunication Corporation) and ZTE Corporation People’s Republic of China.

MOU between China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Guangdong Sub-Council (China Chamber of International Commerce) and the Board of Investment.

MoU between Ministry of Water & Power and China Three Gorges Dam Project Corporation on Bunji Hydropower Project.

Mandviwala said that the project envisages an investment of $7 billion to $8 billion to produce 7,000 to 8,000 megawatts of hydel energy.—APP

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http://www.dawn.com/wps/wcm/connect/dawn-content-library/dawn/news/business/13+pakistan+signs+several+mous+with+chinese+compan ies-za-05 (http://www.dawn.com/wps/wcm/connect/dawn-content-library/dawn/news/business/13+pakistan+signs+several+mous+with+chinese+compan ies-za-05)

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Khushal Khan Khattak
07-07-2010, 07:32 PM
Keep them coming Kcube.

I would be motivated even more if you could just push that THANKS button!!! :blushes::)