APP13-03 CHINIOT: December 03 - Minister of State for Water and Power, Ch. Abid Sher Ali offering du after inauguration of 132 KV Grid Station at Chenab Nagar. APP

CHINIOT, Dec 3 (APP): State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali on Saturday inaugurated a grid station of 132-KV in Chenab Nagar.

Addressing a gathering, he said another project, 220-KV Lalian grid station, would also start functioning in the next year.

Abid Sher said the government had started a number of power projects which would help overcome energy shortage till 2018. He added that not a single unit was added to the national grid by the previous governments.

The minister said the government had connected provinces with motorways which would raise living standard of the people besides providing them with basic facilities of life.

The minister said the PML-N government would win the next general elections due to its people-welfare polices.

He said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan was creating hindrances in the way of progress and prosperity of the country.