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1,400MW additional electricity to be produced thru Tarbela-IV project by 2017: Khawaja Asif

1,400MW additional electricity to be produced thru Tarbela-IV project by 2017: Khawaja Asif

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif said the government is focusing on indigenous sources to generate cheap electricity.
He said under the Tarbela-IV project, additional 1,400 megawatt electricity will be produced by 2017. He said work is also underway on Tarbela-V project.
Talking to media after inaugurating WAPDA office for Dasu Power Project in Islamabad today, he said under the plan electricity will be generated from coal in southern parts of the country and from hydel sources in the northern region. He said finances are partially available for Dasu power project and work will be started on it very soon.