Cabinet told: CPEC projects to add 17,000mw to national grid

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet has been informed that energy projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project will contribute over 17,000mw to the national grid after completion.

A presentation was made to the cabinet meeting, presided over by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, on Tuesday by the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms on CPEC pursuant to cabinet’s decision of February 2018.

In a presentation, the cabinet was informed about various projects being undertaken in energy sector, infrastructure projects, industrial cooperation and development projects of Gwadar.

Published in Business Recorder, 4th April, 2018