PM chairs 1st Steering Committee Meeting for Development of Power-Park at Gaddani

August 24, 2013

First meeting of the steering committee was held under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister of Pakistan at Hub, Balochistan to oversee and facilitate the development of the 6600 MW coal fired power-park at Gaddani. The steering committee was briefed about the salient features of the project and the progress made so far.

The meeting approved the Government of Balochistan’s participation in the project as equity partner.  

Chief Minister, Balochistan (member steering committee) thanked the Prime Minster for this initiative and his continued personal interest in the project. He assured full support of Government of Balochistan, and the local people’s representatives for successful and timely completion of the project. He further offered to invest beyond the agreed equity and become a bigger partner in the project.

The Prime Minster instructed to fast track the project development procedures and arrange road shows in Pakistan and abroad to create awareness and attract investment in the project. The Minister of Finance appreciated the results so far and assured continued support from Ministry of Finance.

The Prime Minister shared with the meeting participants, the immense investor interest in the project and appreciation on the GoP’s approach to solve the energy crises and the importance of this project in it.