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Kalabagh Dam (KBD)

KBD construction: uproar in Senate over Imran’s statement

October 30, 2013 ZULFIQAR AHMAD A huge uproar was witnessed in Senate on Tuesday when senators belonging to Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and Awami National Party (ANP) plainly warned of strong resistance in case of any move to build the Kala Bagh Dam. Speaking on a point of order, PPP Senator Aajiz Dhamra said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan's statement in India about launching a campaign to build KBD was an insult to the three provincial assemblies, which had…

Is KBD dam an answer?

August 24, 2013 DR ZAFAR ALTAF0 Climate change need not be taken cynically by anyone. It has come to stay. Who would have thought that Karachi would have hailstorms and torrential rains? The last time this happened was when I was posted from Sargodha to Karachi where all hell had broken loose because of torrential rains. Yet on TV I have seen people talk about dams as the saviour of this nation. How many dams do the engineers want to build to ensure that Pakistan and the country do not…

Consensus about Kalabagh Dam

January 16, 2013 Dr. Zafar Iqbal  VeZoyfro Most of the activities and facilities related to modern society are based on Electricity. It implies that Electricity is the spirit of Modern Society. Without spirit, nobody can be considered as alive. Similarly no nation can be considered alive without electricity. Extensive load shading in Pakistan is leading toward its economical death. We are killing ourselves by ignoring further production of electricity. As a result we are undergoing…

Kalabagh Dam project: LHC asks government to evolve consensus

October 18, 2012: Lahore High Court Chief Justice observed here on Wednesday that federal government ought to play its role towards the construction of Kalabagh Dam (KBD). As the proceedings resumed on the petitions, the court was informed that the federal government had not submitted its reply despite court''s orders. The court, however, adjourned hearing to October 29 and directed the federal government again to submit a reply. Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial remarked that the KBD…

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