President directs expediting power projects
Islamabad:President Asif Ali Zardari Wednesday called for expediting, on fast track, the projects of electricity generation being undertaken in cooperation with the Three Gorges Corporation of China. Talking to a Chinese delegation headed by Senior Vice President China Three Gorges Corporation Wang Shaofeng, here at Aiwan-e-Sadr, the President appreciated Chinese assistance to the country especially in the power sector. Spokesperson to the President Senator Farhatullah Babar said the projects being undertaken with the assistance of Three Gorges Corporation of China would add into the system around 2500 MW of electricity. He said of this approximately 1950 MW would be the hydro electricity and the rest would be generated through wind and solar means.