PM to inaugurate 1,320MW power plant today

Published: October 21, 2019
Prime Minister Imran Khan. PHOTO:AFP

Prime Minister Imran Khan. PHOTO:AFP

QUETTA: Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the 1,320MW Hub Power Company Limited (Hubco) coal power plant in Gadani on Monday (today) during his one day official visit to the Lasbela district.

It was revealed in a statement from the Lasbela Deputy Commissioner Shabir Ahmed Mengal on Sunday.

DC Mengal said: “All arrangements have been completed for Prime Minister Imran Khan’s one day visit while security arrangements have also been finalised.”

Balchistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal and provincial ministers will accompany the PM during the visit .

The DC added that the 1,320MW coal power plant would fulfill provinces’ energy needs.

Meanwhile, Member of National Assembly (MNA) Aslam Bhootani has expressed his inability to attend the inauguration ceremony of the coal power plant project of the Hubco.

“I have excused myself from participating in the inauguration ceremony of coal power plant in the Hub city being conducted by the Hubco,” he said in a statement on Sunday.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 21st, 2019.

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