PM inaugurates Uch-II power plant

DERA MURAD JAMALI: Prime Minister  Nawaz Sharif has inaugurated a power plant in Uch area constructed by a French company, Aaj News reported on Friday.

According to the reports, with the inauguration of the second unit (Uch-II) having capacity of 404 megawatts, total output of the Uch power plant has risen to 990 megawatts.

The plant has been constructed by GDF-SUEZ, a French company. The project will produce cheap and affordable electricity from natural gas.

The project will not only help in curtailing the present power shortages but also provide cheap electricity to the consumers and save precious foreign exchange in oil imports.