ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been informed by the Ministry of Water and Power that as many as nine power projects of over 1000 MW will be ready for inauguration next month.

A statement issued by the Prime Minister Office said that these include 330 MW wind and 680 MW nuclear power projects.

The wind power projects and Chashma III nuclear power project will be completed by next month while the nuclear power project of Chashma IV will be ready for inauguration in March next year.

The Prime Minister is personally monitoring the progress on ongoing power projects across the country and will also perform on site visits of all these projects to ensure their timely completion.

The increased power generation will contribute towards economic growth, employment generation, increased industrial activity and foreign investment.

The Prime Minister recently chaired a meeting of the “Cabinet Committee on Energy” and said that load shedding would be eliminated for good from the country after completion of the ongoing power projects.