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China to install coal-based power plant in Gwadar

https://tribune.com.pk/story/1618294/1-china-install-coal-based-power-plant-gwadar/

By Our Correspondent

Published: January 26, 2018

A general view of the Pakistani coastal town of Gwadar on the Arabian Sea in this March 19, 2007. PHOTO: REUTERS

QUETTAChina Power Company head Sho has said that his firm will set up a 300 megawatts coal-based power plant at Gwadar for electricity generation.

“We will provide free of cost electricity, basic necessities to poor fishermen of coastal areas and gradually uplift their standard of living,” said the Chinese firm’s head during a meeting with Provincial Minister for Environment and IT Prince Ahmed Ali Ahmedzai on Thursday.

Chinese firm gets nod for setting up power plant

Environment Director General Capt (retd) Muhammad Tariq and Environment Secretary Ghulam Muhammad Sabri were also present on the occasion.

Sho said that ash generated by coal would be utilised in development projects that would create work opportunities for the locals, adding that trees would be planted in Gwadar for the protection of environment.

The environment minister said that Balochistan government encourages eco-friendly developmental projects.

Work on 7,000MW coal-based power plants likely to be abandoned

He said, “We need to pay attention towards marine life as well. The Chinese experts are welcome to lay a sustainable foundation for a desalination plant in Gwadar.”

Sho said, “Work on desalination power plant will begin shortly for ensuring supply of pure drinking water in Gwadar

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