Jhang, Pakistan 09 Dec. 2017 (APP)
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Prime Minister of Pakistan on Saturday performed the groundbreaking of Punjab Power Plant here to produce 1263 megawatt of electricity as another step forward towards making Pakistan self-sufficient in energy sector.
Shehbaz Sharif , Chief Minister Punjab joined Prime Minister as they unveiled the plaque to launch work on the project being executed in Haveli Bahadur Shah area in Jhang District. Minister of State for Power Abid Sher Ali was also present on the occasion.
The Punjab Power Plant would be fueled by the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) that would generate 810 MW in its first phase to complete in 14 months approximately.
The second phase of the project would complete in 26 months to produce total 1263 MW of electricity.