Prime Minister Mr.Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will inaugurate the 108MW Golen Gol Hydropower Project soon, helping Chitral gain power.

Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda), the project worth’s over Rs.29 billion, with the first unit of 36 MW that will lead to Chitral getting electricity more than 3 times.The natural grid will be attaining surplus energy, all this under own financial arrangement-the first time ever.

“It is a matter of pride for the locals in particular and the nation in general that the whole Chitral will have almost double of its total electricity requirement that is about 20MW. The residents of Chitral, Upper Chitral and Drosh, have celebrated the event since they spent the first day without load-shedding” Wapda Chairman retired Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain to Dawn.

This project emphasis on providing stable power supply to the city. Further second unit will be generated in March and third in May.

The Chairman also did comment on Peshawer Elec­tricity Supply Company and Pakhtunkhwa Energy Development Board for not taking interest for the betterment of distribution system

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