8800 MW hydropower potential unveiled in Azad Kashmir

8800 MW hydropower potential unveiled in Azad Kashmir

AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan says Azad Kashmir has a vast potential of Hydropower generation and can produce 8800 megawatt electricity.

He was addressing a function after laying a foundation stone of 48 megawatt Jagran Phase-two hydro-power Project at Kuttan in Neelum Valley on Sunday. The project is being started with the support of France.  

The AJK Prime Minister said effective planning research and availability of resources would significantly help to overcome energy crises.

He said long-term planning is being made to utilize natural resources for the development of liberated territory.

Speaking on this occasion Ambassador of France in Pakistan Ms. Maretine Dorance said that her country is extending its cooperation to different development projects being run in Azad Kashmir.

She said that France would continue to extend cooperation for overcoming emergency crisis and environmental hazards in Pakistan.