WB to provide over $500m for renewable energy projects in Sindh

WB to provide over $500m for renewable energy projects in Sindh
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ISLAMABAD: The World Bank is committing over half a billion dollars through two projects to support renewable energy in Sindh and expand economic activity between Pakistan and Afghanistan through the development of an economic corridor along the Khyber Pass.

World Bank Country Director for Pakistan, Illango Patchamuthu said the projects will address Sindh’s energy needs through the generation of solar power benefitting the entire province and support trade between Pakistan and Afghanistan through regional connectivity.

The construction of a 48 kilometer four-lane expressway linking Pakistan and its regional trading partners and upgrading the country’s’ infrastructure is an important component of Pakistan’s growth policy.

Hundred million dollar Sindh Solar Energy Project (SSEP) will reduce Pakistan’s carbon footprint through the development of solar energy. 
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