ISTANBUL: Ciner Group of Turkey on Friday agreed to immediately start work on a 660 mega watt (MW) power plant at Gaddani.
The decision was announced after the Ciner Group chairman Nedim Sener called on prime minister Nawaz Sharif in Istanbul on Friday.
Nawaz welcomed Ciner Group’s investment in Pakistan and assured full facilitation.
Ciner Group has also showed keen interest in investment in coal and copper mining in Pakistan.
Previously, Turkish group NUROL had expressed readiness to invest in Gaddani power park.
The government has plans for a $14 billion power complex at Gaddani that would include ten power plants of 660MW each to generate 6,600MW of electricity.