Foundation stone laying of CASA-100 on May 11

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ISLAMABAD, Apr 22 (APP): Foundation stone laying ceremony of CASA-1000 Project, envisaging transportation of surplus electric
power available in summer months (May 1 to September 30) from Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan to Afghanistan and Pakistan, will be held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan on May 11 among all the members countries.

The decision was taken in a series of recent meetings of Joint Working Group (JWG) and Inter-Governmental Council (IGC) of CASA-1000 Project, which were held in Almaty from April 19-21, said a press release issued here Friday.

The Pakistani side was represented in these meetings by Federal Minister for Water and Power, Khawaja Muhammad Asif and Secretary Water and Power, Mr Muhammad Younus Dagha.