Chairman CPEC Authority Asim Saleem Bajwa says work on Matiari to Lahore 660 kilovolt transmission line is in final stages.
In a tweet today (Saturday), he said the Matiari to Lahore 660 kilovolt transmission line will be able to transmit 4,000 MW of electricity.
The Chairman CPEC Authority said the project will be completed at overall cost of 1.66 billion dollars. He said up to 85 percent work on the project has been completed. He said the project will provide direct employment to 2212 people.
He said work on various projects under China Pakistan Economic Corridor project is in full swing.
Update:660kV Matiari-Lahore HVDC Transmission line Project.will evacuate power North-South,resolve one major issue.Scope;4000MW Evac Capacity, 886KM,1972 Towers. Cost:USD 1.658 BillionWork completed:85%-Direct employment:2,212 #cpec #CPECMakingProgress #pakistanmakingprogress pic.twitter.com/hDp22ybD9p— Asim Saleem Bajwa (@AsimSBajwa) August 8, 2020