Thar coal to generate 1,000MW: Dr Samar

ISLAMABAD: Member of the Science and Technology Planning Commission Dr Samar Mubarakmand on Monday said that at least 1,000 megawatts (MW) can be generated out of Thar coal reserves.

Talking to a private news channel, he said that at least, $115 billion are required to materialise this project.

He said that Thar contains 175 billion tonnes reserves of coal, out of which 1000 MW electric power may be generated for the next 30 years.

Thar coal project will become operational in December 2013 and bring prosperity in the country, he added further

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