PM Nawaz Sharif briefed about Bin Qasim Power project

28 Dec, 2015 2:43 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has Monday visited Port Qasim where he was given briefing about hydropower project.

As the prime minister reached Karachi, he visited Port Qasim where he was given briefing regarding 1,320 megawatt coal-fired power project at Port Qasim being setup in collaboration with the China.

The Prime Minister had himself laid foundation of the project, to be completed at a cost of 1.5 billion dollars. It is the first power project being set up under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.

Nawaz Sharif will also attend a function of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI).

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Defense Minister Khawaja Asif is accompanying the prime minister. As many as 250 industries are in working in the Industrial Zone of Port Qasim.

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