Staff Reporter Karachi
Parliamentary Committee on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in its meeting held at the Sindh Secretariat on Wednesday reviewed the projects under the CPEC in Sindh.
Chairman Parliamentary Committee for CPEC MNA Sher Ali Arbab, Chief Secretary Sindh Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah, Committee Members MNA Noor Alam Khan, MNA Sadaqat Ali Khan Abbasi, MNA Murtaza Javed Abbasi, MNA Zahid Akram Durrani, MNA Muhammad Aslam Bhootani, Federal Secretary Planning, Chairman Sindh Planning Board Wasim Ahmed, Commissioner Karachi Naveed Ahmed Sheikh and other relevant secretaries have attended the meeting.
The meeting was briefed on Thar Coal, Special Economic Zones, KT Bandar project, Karachi Circular Railways, BRTs and other projects.
Briefing the committee Chief Secretary Sindh Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah said that Thar Coal has the capacity to meet the power needs of the entire country.
He said that there is famous slogan that Thar will change Pakistan because Thar is generating cheaper electricity from all other power generation projects in the country.
“Additional 660 MW electricity from Thar will also be added to the national grid this year” He said.