ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) – Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has said that first time in the history of the country a mega nuclear power plant would be set up with power generation capacity of two thousand megawatt.

In an interview, he said Thar is enriched with natural coal deposits and the government is committed to utilizing them for producing electricity to overcome power shortage in the country.

The Minister said supercritical technology would be used in coal power plant, which would be established with the financing of Asian Development Bank in Jamshoro to ensure safe environment.