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France supporting green energy development in Pakistan

France supporting green energy development in Pakistan

France and EU through the French Agency for Development (AFD) have provided Pakistan 4 million euros funding for green development Ambassador of France H.E. Mrs. Martine Dorance, along with Ambassador of European Union H.E. Jean-François Cautain, visited the construction site of the national Hydropower Training Institute (HPTI) in Mangla on May 22 nd 2017 to participate in the corner stone ceremony ... Read More »

EU Ambassador inaugurates Micro Hydro Power units and clean water wells in Chitral

EU Ambassador inaugurates Micro Hydro Power units and clean water wells in Chitral

The project will cover 165 micro hydro power units under EU-funded PEACE programme with total cost of €40 million Ambassador of the European Union Mr. Jean-François Cautain has inaugurated two Micro Hydro Power (MHP) units, built under the EU-funded PEACE programme, to tackle energy crisis in Chitral district Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa. The plants will affordable, sustainable and uninterrupted energy to thousands of ... Read More »

Avalanches kill more than 100 in Pakistan and Afghanistan, bury entire villages

Avalanches kill more than 100 in Pakistan and Afghanistan, bury entire villages

Heavy snow and avalanches have killed more than 106 people and injured dozens in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Multiple avlanches have claimed around 100 lives in Pakistan and Northern part of Afghanistan. Authorities have warned local residents of more avalanches likely to come as abnormally heavy snowfall continues. In the deadliest incident, 53 people died in one village after an avalanche ... Read More »

Over 80,000 people to benefit from Angarghoon clean drinking water supply in Chitral

Over 80,000 people to benefit from Angarghoon clean drinking water in Chitral

Rehabilitation of Angarghoon drinking water supply inaugurated in Chitral will benefit over 80,000 people ISLAMABAD – After restoration, the new safe drinking water supply will benefit over 80,000 people in Chitral Town and the neighbouring villages. Rehabilitation of the Angarghoon drinking water supply – the largest and the only source for safe drinking water in the area –  was inaugurated in Chitral today ... Read More »

Community resilience significant to cope with climate change impact

Fields in the Shigar Valley, Gilgit–Baltistan, Pakistan. Photo: Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Experts at Climate Change Adaptation seminar urge Government to introduce Climate Smart solutions and facilitate vulnerable communities in disaster risk reduction and adaptation ISLAMABAD – Recurrent floods caused by increased rainfall or GLOF (glacial lake outburst flood) in the Upper Indus Basin (Northern Pakistan) have severely impacted lives and infrastructure of vulnerable communities in recent years. The urgent situation calls for swift ... Read More »

Germany launches safe drinking water scheme in Chitral and Gilgit-Baltistan

German Ambassador, Dr. Cyrill Nunn, inaugurates safe drinking Water Supply Schemes in Chitral

Islamabad (Pakistan) – German Ambassador Dr. Cyrill Nunn inaugurated three safe drinking Water Supply Schemes in Chitral and Gilgit-Baltistan. These three Water Schemes in Chitral Town, Booni and Yasin Sandi will facilitate the access to quality water & sanitation for the local population in Chitral and Gilgit-Baltistan. Germany is supporting the project called WASEP (Water & Sanitation Extension Program) since ... Read More »

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