The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is working on a number of mini/micro hydro power projects in Hazara division.

Pakistan Tehreek-i-insaf Chairman Imran Khan, on Wednesday, inaugurated Nambal Hydro power project in Bakot village of Abbottabad.

Speaking on the occasion, he said KP government has successfully completed 180 out of 356 small hydel power projects in the province.

He added that 15 power projects had been successfully executed in different parts of Hazara division.

The PTI chief was accompanied by energy and power minister Mohammad Atif Khan, PTI leader Jahangir Khan Tareen and Pakhtunkhwa Energy Development Organisation chief executive Akbar Ayub.

The PEDO chief executive said the Nambal power plant would provide electricity to 180 houses, two schools, one hospital, two mosques, and three hotels without interruption.

It is pertinent to mention here that these hydropower projects would help tap the water potential and enable people to get electricity on low cost to increase their income.

Besides the local people’s dependence on fuel would be reduced and they would be encouraged to protect their forests.

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