The 870-megawatt #SukiKanari hydropower project, which is the only energy project being executed in #KhyberPakhtunkhwa under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor initiative, would start electricity generation in year 2022.
This was stated by MPA Ahmad Hussain Shah while talking to mediapersons on the occasion of water diversion from Kunhar River for building the dam reservoir.
“We need such projects to overcome energy shortfall in the country,” provincial minister for finance Taimur Saleem Jhagra told the water diversion ceremony held in Naran at Kaghan valley.
Provincial ministers Atif Khan and Shahram Tarakai were also present on the occasion.
The company working on the project diverted water flow from Kunhar River to the mountainside in order to build the embankment/dam reservoir.