Pakistan, China signs 14 energy project of 8370 MW


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China signed 14 power projects of 8370 Mega Watt in a ceremony held in Prime Minister house, Islamabad. Chinese companies will hold 18 billion dollars investment in different projects,  here in Pakistan.

Ministry of  Water & Power and Chinese companies sighed 1320 MW Port Qasim Coal project, 660 MW Hubco power project, 1320 Thar coal block, 660MW Sindh Engro ,  870MW Sukhi Kenari wind project, 720 MW Karoth  project, 100MW UEP wind project, , 50 MW Dado Hydro China project , 50MW Sachal Wind project, 1320 MW Sahiwal  project, 300 MW Sahil Coal project, 1000 MW Quaid-i-Azam Solar Power Park and Matiari to Lahore and Faisalabad transmission line projects.

Six coal energy projects, Three wind power and two solar energy projects were also signed. The seven energy projects belong to Sindh, five to Punjab, one belong to KPK and one from Azad Kashmir.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chinese President Xi Jinping  have inaugurated five power projects through video link.