Zardari for expediting power generation projects
This he said during his meeting with a Chinese delegation headed by Senior Vice President China Three Gorges Corporation Wang Shaofeng, here at Aiwan-e-Sadr Wednesday. Spokesperson to the President Senator Farhatullah Babar said that the projects being undertaken with the assistance of Three Gorges Corporation of China would add into the system around 2500 MW of electricity of which approximately 1950 MW would be the hydro electricity and the rest would be generated through wind and solar means. The President during meeting while highlighting all weather Pak-China friendship appreciated Chinese assistance to the country especially in the power sector. He said that Three Gorges Dam Project was a living testament to the genius and vision of the Chinese people and their leadership and Pakistan was eager to learn from the Chinese experience of growth and development.
The President said that Pakistan was also keen to have Chinese assistance in conservation of its water resources. While appreciating the company’s involvement in various electricity generation projects, solar power project and the wind project in Sindh, the President invited the company to also invest in new projects and to participate in the construction of small and medium sized dams in various parts of the country.