PM inaugurates 40 MW coal fired power plant in Faisalabad
The prime minister was accompanied by Governor Punjab Malik Rafiq Rajwana, Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif, Minister for Planning Ahsan Iqbal, Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir and Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali.
The prime minister unveiled the plaque of the project that has been completed within 27 months costing Rs 3.5 billion.
The plant's boiler is based on Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustion technology having the best automation system.
Continuous emission monitoring system is placed which monitors 24/7 the emission of the gases in the air to protect the environment.
According to a PM House statement, commissioning of 40 mega watts Coal Fired Power Plant is a step towards achieving self-reliance in power generation. Such initiatives by the private sector are extremely encouraging and will prove helpful in
overcoming the energy shortage from Pakistan.