$260m ADB loan to revamp power transmission network

ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank and the Government of Pakistan on Tuesday signed a $260 million loan agreement to improve the power transmission network in Sindh and Balochistan.

The agreement is part of the second power transmission enhancement investment programme aimed to improve coverage, reliability, transparency, and quality of the power transmission service in Pakistan by expanding the 220-kilovolt transmission network in Sindh and Balochistan and upgrading the supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) and revenue metering systems (RMS) in the country.

Published in Dawn, 21st March, 2018