KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that it is the day of jubilation for the people of Sindh that the Sindh government is finally going to its launch a 100 MW power Plant. "yes, we have done it."
This he said while presiding over a meeting on Sindh Nooriabad Power Company (SNPC) and Sindh Transmission & Dispatch Company (ST&DC) here at the CM House. The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary to CM Sohail Rajput, Secretary Finance Hassan Naqvi, Secretary Energy Agha Wasif, Director of Sindh Nooriabad Power Company Khursheed Jamali, CEO STDC Rehan Hashmi, GM Tech. Tariq Saeed, Project Director SNPC Syed Arif Ali and Najmul Hassan.
The chief minister was told that the power plant has been tested and it is working properly and smoothly. The testing would be continued for few days more.
Talking about Transmission line laid from Nooriabad to Karachi is also complete by 99.9 percent. Only two towers, one at Gadap and other one at Motorway are under erection.
The chief minister said in jubilance and pride `we made it' people were criticizing Sindh government for launching ambitious projects but "we did it for the people of Sindh and for people of Pakistan," he said.
Syed Murad Ali Shah said that some people used to say that SNPC and STDC were dormant companies and would fail to deliver. "Today not only SNPC has installed a 100-MW power plant but STDC has laid a transmission line for it," he said and added "both the companies have produced results for the government and for the people of Sindh and Pakistan-I am quite happy today" he said.
He thanked the leadership of his party for supporting him and entrusting him in launching power projects. The chief minister added that the solution of national energy crises lies in Sindh. "Sindh can turn entire Pakistan self-sufficient in energy sector if federal government extends its full support," he said.
The chief minister congratulating his team for success directed them to make necessary arrangements for organizing launching ceremony before advent of holy month of Ramazan. - NNI