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President of Chinese Company Zonergy calls on Shehbaz Sharif

LAHORE, Aug 05 (DNA): President of prominent Chinese company in energy sector Zonergy, Yu Yong met Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif and discussed various matters regarding the solar project to be set up in Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park Bahawalapur.
It was agreed in the meeting to complete the project speedily. The President of the Chinese company assured the Chief Minister that 300 megawatt solar project will be completed till the end of current year while the remaining project will be completed in 2016.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif said that work has been started speedily on the first solar project in Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park Bahawalapur under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). He said that this solar project of CPEC will be completed speedily and high standard will also be maintained.
He said that all out facilities are being provided to Chinese company in this regard. He said that work on up-gradation of transmission line for taking the energy produced by the solar project to national grid is also being carried out expeditiously and all concerned institutions are working with mutual coordination.
He said that besides traditional methods of generation of power, work is also being carried out on alternative sources of power production. He said that CPEC projects are of vital importance for removing darkness from the country and bringing light.
He said that great beginning of removing darkness form the country has been made under China Pakistan Economic Corridor and work has been started on the first solar project. Shehbaz Sharif said that government is taking steps expeditiously for overcoming the problem of shortage of electricity and energy projects are being furthered without wasting any moment. He said that a number of energy projects will be producing electricity till 2017-18 and load-shedding will be eliminated to a large extent.
President Zonergy company Yu Yong while speaking on the occasion, said that Chinese leadership has deep respect for Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif.
He said that projects will be completed within the time line government by Chief Minister and all possible steps will be taken in this regard. Additional Chief Secretary Energy, Secretary Energy, officials of Chinese company and concerned authorities were present on the occasion. DNA






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