Federal govt will facilitate the people of Gwadar in future.
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has announced to provide solar panels to domestic consumers in Gwadar Balochistan.
PM Chaired a meeting in Islamabad, reviewed progress on projects of power transmission lines in Balochistan Province.
PM Shehbaz said solar panels will be gifted to the people of Gwadar from federal government.
He said the federal government will facilitate the people of Gwadar in future.
The Prime Minister directed to devise strategy for offshore and onshore wind power projects in Gwadar.
He said an uninterrupted power supply will be ensured to make Gawadar Port the most modern port in the world.
Shehbaz Sharif directed to expedite and complete work on transmission lines in South Balochistan by December this year.
He said no negligence will be tolerated in delay of power projects.
PM also directed authorities to ensure that time and cost is reduced as much as possible in long term projects.
The meeting was attended by Minster for Planning Ahsan Iqbal, Minister for Power Engineer Khurram Dastgir and senior officials.
PM and ministers briefed in details regarding construction of power transmission lines between Jeewani, Gwadar, Pasni, Ormara, Panjgur and Iran.
The government will be able to supply an additional 100 megawatts of electricity from Iran to Gwadar, officials revealed.
After completion of Khuzdar-Panjgur transmission line in December this year, 90 MW more electricity will be provided to area.
The meeting was also briefed about Hub Ormara transmission line that will further add 200 MW electricity after its completion.