Govt. facilitating Power China to complete 1320MW coal-based plant in record time: Ahsan Iqbal

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Govt. facilitating Power China to complete 1320MW coal-based plant in record time: Ahsan Iqbal

ISLAMABAD, June 9 (APP): Federal Minister of Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal said on Thursday that the government was facilitating Power China to meet the deadline for completion of 1320 MW Imported Coal Based Power Plant at Port Qasim Karachi.

The Minister made these remarks while talking to delegation of Power China led by its President, Du Chungou, at Ministry of Planning, Development & Reforms here.

The meeting reviewed the progress of 1320 MW power plant at Bin Qasim and expressed satisfaction over the pace of work on the project.
Ahsan Iqbal said, this power plant was a flagship project of China Pakistan Economic Cooridor (CPEC) and said that super critical technology was being used to construct this power plant.

Du Chungou commended the efforts of the government to facilitate Power China to complete the project and said that this power plant would be completed in record time.

Ahsan Iqbal said, completion of this project would be part of efforts to generate 10,000 MW by 2018 to end the energy crisis in the country.