Wapda chief, Chinese envoy discuss projects financing
LAHORE - Wapda Chairman Shakil Durrani called on the Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan and discussed with him ways and means of the Chinese investment in various Wapda projects.
Dilating upon a number of future projects both in water and hydropower sectors including Diamer-Basha Dam, Neelum-Jhelum, Kohala and Bunji hydropower projects, the Chairman said these projects provide a good opportunity for international financing, especially of Chinese, for their lucrative economic rate or returns.
The pace of work on various onging WAPDA projects being constructed by the Chinese companies was also discussed in the meeting. The Chairman said WAPDA is indebted to the Chinese Engineers for their role in execution of the projects in water as well power sector.
The Chairman also condoled the demise of a Chinese worker, who died of land sliding while working on Khan Khwar Hydropower Project near Besham couple of days ago.