Cabinet committee on energy reviews progress of ongoing power projects


Islamabad, Oct. 12 (TNS): A meeting of Cabinet Committee on Energy was held in Islamabad Thursday with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in chair.

The meeting reviewed progress of transmission line project for Port Qasim, Coal-Fired Power Plants, Neelum-Jhelum project, Hydel Power Projects, Tarbela-IV and Golen Gol Hydel Power Project.

It was informed that Iran is interested in providing 100 MW of electricity in addition to existing arrangement for 100 MW, which is renewed annually.

The meeting approved the proposal and directed to make immediate arrangements for purchase of additional electricity from Iran and to complete the spadework expeditiously.