Taunsa barrage: China to help Punjab in power generation

An agreement has been signed between China and Punjab for the generation of 120 megawatt power.


Ppi April 21, 2011

LAHORE: An agreement has been signed between China and Punjab in Beijing on Wednesday for the generation of 120 megawatt power from Taunsa Barrage.

The project to be completed with the cooperation of China in three years would cost Rs.26 billion.

Chairman Punjab Development Company Babar Nadeem and the Chairman of the state corporation which produces 30 thousand megawatt electricity in China, Wang Shao Fang signed the agreement. Addressing the signing ceremony, Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif expressed his gratitude to the Chinese government and people and said that generation of power from Taunsa Barrage would be a historic event.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 21st, 2011

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