Wapda chief, Chinese envoy discuss Dasu hydropower project

Web DeskWeb Editor

23rd Jul, 2021. 08:22 pm

ISLAMABAD: Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd) on Friday called on Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong and discuss matters relating to construction of Dasu hydropower project in the context of July 14 incident, a statement said.

Both sides expressed their resolve to restart construction activities on the project soon.

Meanwhile, the Wapda chairman also held a meeting with China Gezhouba Group Corporation (CGGC) vice president and chief executive officer and discussed with them the matters pertaining to ensuring a safe and more secure environment in the project area.

In the wake of the Dasu incident, the civil administration, Wapda and CGGC had decided with mutual consultation to suspend construction on the project for a few days so that the matter could be re-organised and construction may be resumed in a more secure atmosphere.

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