WEB DESK – The national power grid now have an additional 486 MW of electricity as prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has inaugurated power projects completed six-months ahead of stipulated time with cooperation of a Chinese Company.
Nawaz Sharif inaugurated two units of 243 MW each at Guddu Power Plant on Monday as part of government’s efforts to meet the energy shortfall.
Speaking at the occasion, premier said that now there will be lights all over Pakistan. “We must now readdress the mistakes of past that led our country to the power crisis,” he added.
Nawaz Sharif greatly admired the Chinese company for completing the project six months ahead its stipulated time. He said “I congratulate the workers as they saved Rs 58 million for completing the project well ahead the time. I hope same dimensional work would be adopted in all other running and future projects.”
Chief Minister of Sindh and leader of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Syed Qaim Ali Shah, was also present at the occasion.
These projects have been completed six-months ahead of the stipulated time with the cooperation of a Chinese Company. The early completion will save 58.6 billion rupees.
The third unit of similar capacity to be commissioned in May this year, will add a total of 747 MW to the system.
The addition of three power units will increase the current capacity of Guddu from 1655 MW to 2402 MW.