Ambassador of France visits the Warsak Dam Hydropower Plant (23rd April 2016) [fr]
On April 23rd 2016, H.E. Mrs. Martine DORANCE, Ambassador of France, along with H.E. Mrs. Ina LEPEL, Ambassador of Germany and H.E. Jean-François CAUTAIN, Ambassador of European Union, visited the Warsak Dam and hydro power plant built on Kabul River in Khyber Agency near Peshawar.
The 243MW power house operated by WAPDA will be rehabilitated in 2017 with the financial support of France, Germany, the European Union, the European Investment Bank and WAPDA for a total amount of 162.5 million euros.
For this purpose, the French Agency for Development has arranged a 40 M€ loan and an additional 4.5 M€ grant delegated by the European Union / Asia Investment Facility (EU/AIF).