The Central Asia-South Asia (CASA) 1000 project to supply one thousand megawatts electricity from Tajikistan to Pakistan would formally be inaugurated in Dushanbe on Thursday.

The project, signed between Tajikistan and Pakistan, would be completed at a cost of 1.2 billion dollars in two years.

The project would help Pakistan get cheaper and clean energy to minimize its electricity shortages.

Afghanistan has already given a guarantee to ensure security of seven hundred fifty kilometers long transmission line.

According to Ambassador of Tajikistan to Pakistan, Sherali S Jononov, all arrangements including necessary financial resources hav been made to undertake the project forthwith.

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