Govt launched mega power projects to end loadshedding: Abid Sher

PAKPATTAN: State Minister for Water & Power Abid Sher Ali said on Monday the government had launched mega power projects to end loadshedding in the country.

Talking to the media at the residence of MNA Sardar Mansib Ali Dogar, he said the PML-N government added 2400 Megawatt electricity to the national grid during the last one year.

He disclosed that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was inagurating Nandipur project on May 30.

Abid Sher said that 402 megawatt power project has been launched in Dera Murad Jamali while the work on Quaid-e-Azam Solar Project was in progress.

He said that the construction of Kalabagh Dam would be started after a consensus among all provinces of the country.

MNA Sardar Mansib Ali Dogar apprised the minister of low voltage of electricity in Pakpattan and its adjoining areas. The minister directed the Mepco Chief Excutive to reslove the problem of low voltage in the city by June.

Ex-MPA Sardar Wajid Ali Dogar, MPA Mian Naveed Ali, Sardar Abdul Rehman Dogar, Sardar Muhammad Ali Dogar and other PML-N workers were also present.