Energy crisis will soon be resolved after completion power projects: PM


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BHIKKI: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has commended the pace of work of the under-completion 1180-MW LNG-fueled power plant in Bhikki.

Addressing a function in Bhikki on Wednesday, he appreciated the savings made in completion of the project.

He also lauded the efforts of Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, the Chinese team of engineers and other concerned people working on the project.

Nawaz Sharif said that eighty four percent works the Power Plant has been completed which will help overcome energy shortage in the country.

The Prime Minister said several new power projects are in final stages, which after completion will solve the energy shortage issue in the country.

He said that no other government in the past bothered to work on motorways. However, the present government is now working on Lahore Karachi Motorway speedily.

Earlier, Prime Minister visited different sections of the power plant and lauded quality and pace of the work.

Speaking on the occasion, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said that work is being completed speedily at Bhikki, Haveli Bahadur Shah and Balloki power plants. He said that these power plants are exemplary for their speed and transparency.—Radio Pakistan