Karachi (November 29, 2017): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has inaugurated the Unit-1 of the 1320 Megawatt Port Qasim Coal Fired Power Plant Project in Karachi on Wednesday.
The governor Sindh and other high level officials were present on the occasion.
The power unit-1 will generate 660 Megawatt energy. The unit is jointly sponsored by Chinese and Qatari firms.Earlier, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrived in Karachi on a one-day visit to inaugurate a coal power plant under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in Port Qasim.
The prime minister will also chair a high-level meeting in Karachi later today to discuss the law and order situation in the metropolis.Earlier this week on Monday, Abbasi met King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz during his visit to Saudi Arabia, where the two dignitaries discussed bilateral relations as well as regional and international issues of mutual interest.
The prime minister was accompanied by Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Director General of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar.