PM: (PM lays foundation stone of two power plants in Tharparkar today)

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will lay foundation stone of two power plants of 660 megawatt in Tharparkar, Sindh today (Monday).

According to Divisional Commission Mirpur Khas, Shafiq Ahmed Mehasar, 660 megawatt electricity would be generated from Thar coal plants.

He said the power plants have been installed at Thar Coal Block-II at one hundred acre land near Butra village. According to Sindh government spokesman, 15,000 megawatt electricity will be generated from Thar Coal till 2025 and in this regard the work on Thar Coal has been accelerated with the support of federal government.