Historic China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Project puts country on road to progress and prosperity: Shehbaz Sharif

Lahore, December 29, 2016 (PPI-OT):Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said that work continuing speedily on power projects is unprecedented. He said that energy projects will start generating thousands of megawatt electricity next year and cheap electricity will be available with the completion of coal and gas-based power projects. He said that load-shedding will be eliminated by the end of next year and surplus electricity will be available for agriculture, industry and other sectors in the country. He was talking to elected representatives who met him, here today.

Shehbaz Sharif said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, the country is moving towards achieving its lost destiny. He said that historic CPEC project has put the country on the road to progress and prosperity. He said that energy projects are being speedily implemented throughout the country under CPEC. The Chief Minister said that the country remained in darkness due to inefficiency and wrong policies of the past rulers.

He said rulers of dictatorial era and after that took no practical step for coping with energy crisis. He said that speed of work on electricity projects is unprecedented during the tenure of Muslim League-N. Every nook and corner of the country will be illuminated with the completion of power projects, he added. Those who called on the Chief Minister include MNA Ghulam Muhammad Lali, Members Provincial Assembly Inam Ullah Khan Niazi, Raja Muhammad Ali and Imtiaz Ahmed Lali. Provincial Minister for Local Government Mansha Ullah Butt was also present on the occasion.

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