Chief Secretary Gilgit-Baltistan Sikandar Sultan Raja has called for timely completion of on -going hydro power projects to overcome electricity shortage.

After Presiding over a meeting on electricity in Gilgit, he told media that fourteen megawatt capacity hydel power project at Naltar would be completed in four stages by the end of next financial year.

He said that sixty six hydel power projects of eighty four megawatt capacity would be completed in the next three year will end load shedding from the region.

Chief Secretary was informed that the demand of power is 109 MW in Gilgit-Baltistan while the generation in winter is 53 megawatt.

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