Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) signs the contract with a joint venture (JV) for consultancy services.
Ex-CJP Mian Saqib Nisar hopes dam will be completed in time and within budget.
Cabinet meeting presided over by PM Imran condems the PTM for its alleged involvement in "anti-state activities".
Regional director of the British American Tobacco meets PM, presents a cheque for Rs5m for dams fund.
The project will add 800MW to the national grid.
Official says contract for Mohmand dam not awarded yet; evaluation of proposals by March 7.
New date to be announced after consultation with CJP Nisar, says special assistant to the prime minister.
Supreme Court holds only it is competent to resolve any dispute over construction of dams.
Top judge says he might not attend the inauguration ceremony of the much-awaited Mohmand Dam project.
Petition argues contract is a conflict of interest, calls for action against Abdul Razak Dawood.
Unless issue of Dawood's Descon stakes is addressed, the impression of conflict of interest will hold despite denials.
Asks govt to increase number of small and medium dams in Balochistan from 100 to 500.
Faisal Vawda says PM’s aide Razak Dawood has no link with Descon-led consortium that got contract.
China Gezhouba has 70 per cent share in the project while Descon and Voith Hydro have 30 per cent share combined.
Financial bid of only one consortium having adviser’s firm has been opened.
Ceremony shelved due to controversy over issue of award of contract for project, it has been learnt.
Project will be completed within five years through local funding and the Public Sector Development Programme.
Wapda chairman briefs minister the work will cost Rs883bn.
A mega dam in an earthquake zone could cause huge loss of life.
The process to evaluate the bids on technical and financial parameters and negotiation will take 3-4 months: official.
Wapda chairman briefs four-member bench on Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams.
Retired Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain declares Mohmand dam of being of immense importance.
Saqib Nisar’s remarks follow SC’s July 4 order that an account be opened for collecting donations for construction.
The absence of rational planning can cause unintended hardships.
The fund was established on the instructions of Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar.
CJP donates Rs1m, asking people to donate for Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand dams.
Chief justice donates Rs1m for construction; SC says donors will not be asked of their sources of income.
Mohmand Dam expected to contribute more than 3bn units of electricity to the national grid every year.