Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said the province has potential to produce 5500-megawatt electricity, including that from renewable and alternate resources.

He was addressing a seminar on ‘Pakistan Solar and Renewable Energy Program’ organized by World Bank in Karachi on Tuesday.

The Chief Minister said efforts are being made to make a good use of its energy potential to overcome power shortage in the country.

Director World Bank Patchamuthu Illangovan informed that 15 projects of the Gharo and Jhimpir Wind Corridor are producing 785 megawatts of electricity while work is also underway on nine other projects of 450 megawatts.

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