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Nawaz launches Uch-II power project

April 25, 2014


Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. — File photo
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. — File photo

QUETTA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated on Friday the 404MW Uch Power Project-II in Dera Murad Jamali, Balochistan, DawnNews reported.

Addressing the ceremony, the premier said the government would fulfill the electricity shortage in the country within two and a half years' time.

He stressed on the need for carrying forward all institutions together for the country’s prosperity.

On the occasion, the premier also announced that new power lines would be laid in Balochistan’s Nasirabad and Sibi Division areas.

This was the second major power project to be inaugurated by the prime minister in a week.

Earlier on April 21, the premier had inaugurated commissioning of additional power units at the Guddu Thermal Power Plant.