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Islamabad: 26 March 2024:The Planning Minister mandates the commenncemet of Gwadar Power Project construction by year's end, with strict timeline of 30 months for completion.

The Minister gave the directions while chairing a meeting to review the progress of Gwadar Power Plant. The meeting was attended by the officials of the ministry, Managing Director, Private Power, Infrastructure Board (PPIB), Commercial Minister Counselor from Chinese embassy, Mr. Yang Guangyuan and other relevant stakeholders.

PPIB is processing the 300MW coal power plant at Gwadar, being developed by M/s CIHC Pak Power Company (Pvt) Limited (CPPCL). The project is in the ‘priority list’ of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and holds paramount importance for the energy infrastructure and economic development of the region.