Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has inaugurated the first Unit of 660 megawatts at 1320-MW Sahiwal Coal Power Plant on Thursday afternoon.
The plant, completed in a record period of twenty two months, has already been linked to the national grid.
The second Unit of the plant with capacity of 660-MW will also start generating electricity from early next month.
The electricity generated from this plant will be available at the rate of 8.11 rupees per unit.
Later, the Prime Minister visited various parts of the plant during which the Chinese engineers gave him briefing about various aspects of the plant.