SAHIWAL: Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif laid the foundation stone of two coal based power plants in Sahiwal on Friday.
Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif was accompanied by Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif and Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali.
The project will be completed in 2016 with the cooperation of China and the plants will generate 1320 megawatt electricity collectively once functional.
Addressing from the ceremony, PM Nawaz said that Gwadar will be developed to the level of Dubai and Singapore.
He said that the country inherited several challenges including energy crisis and the government has worked consistently to overcome these problems.
He further said that Sahiwal will be benefited from the motorway that will be built from Karachi to Lahore.