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Shahiwal coal plant to start power generation from May 20: Shahbaz

Sahiwal (May 07, 2017): Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday said that Coal Power Plant will start power generation from May 20.

Talking to media during his visit to the plant, the chief minister said that in the first phase the pant will generate 660 MW power, which will help in cutting power load-shedding in summer.

The chief minister visited the power plant and its different sections. He expressed his satisfaction over the pace of work.

Shahbaz said that super critical plant was installed to protect environment.  He said that the project would set a new world record regarding completion. He added that project had cost Rs192 billion.

The chief minister said that the first plant will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Nawaz Saharif.

The Chief Minister said it was the first energy project to be completed speedily under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor.

Shahbaz Sharif said international standards have been met in the plant regarding environmental protection. He appreciated the work of Chinese engineers and workers in this regard.


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