CASA-1000 project to supply 1000 MW electricity to Pakistan to be inaugurated next week: Envoy

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ISLAMABAD, May 4 (APP): The Central Asia-South Asia 1000 (CASA
1000) project to supply 1000 megawatts electricity through a 750
kilometer long transmission line from Tajikistan to Pakistan would
formally be launched in Dushanbe next week.
The project, signed between Tajikistan and Pakistan, would be
completed at a cost of US$ 1.2 billion in two years.
The power import project would help Pakistan get cheaper and
clean energy to minimize its electricity shortages, Ambassador of
Tajikistan to Pakistan, Sherali S. Jononov said here on Wednesday.