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Prime Minister visits site of Quaid-e-Azam Solar Energy Park at Bahawalpur

Bahawalpur, February 05, 2014 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif visited the project site of Quaid-e-Azam Solar Energy Park at Bahawalpur today.

Commissioner Bahawalpur Division Cpt. Rtd. Assadullah Khan briefed the PM about the project. PM was apprised that in the 1st phase, with a cost of Rs. 17 billion, 100 MW electricity would be produced by November this year and an 11 km access road to the site has been completed while as work on boundary wall of the Energy Park is in full swing.

During the briefing, it was informed that 0.9 Cusec clean water is being supplied to the project and electricity demand for the project is currently being fulfilled by the available 132 kV lines. 1st phase of this project would be accomplished by the Punjab government. Earlier, the Prime Minister had an aerial view of the Quaid-e-Azam Solar Energy Park site.

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Haji Ahmed Malik
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