CHITRAL: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrived here Sunday to inaugurate the first unit of Gollen Gol Hydropower Project to generate 36 megawatt of electricity to exclusively cope with the needs of Chitral and nearby areas.
This quantum of electricity is three times more than the present requirements of Chitral, and will also cater for the surge in electricity demand in future.
The first units, installed in District Chitral of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, is one of the three units with similar generation capacity.
The project has been constructed on Golen Gol - a tributary of River Mastuj - near Chitral.
Golen Gol Hydropower Project will result in a new era of progress and prosperity in Chitral, besides stabilizing the national economy by providing low-cost and environment-friendly electricity to the national grid. APP