Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has inaugurated the LNG-fueled Bhikki Power Plant at Sheikhupura a short while ago.

Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, Governor Punjab Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana, Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif were also present on the occasion.

During visit of the plant, the Prime Minister was informed that this plant has a total power generation capacity of eleven hundred eighty megawatts, out of which seven hundred seventeen megawatts will be added to the national grid immediately.

This plant will generate electricity at rate of seven rupee thirty seven paisa per unit, which is the cheapest project to generate electricity through gas.

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