Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif says the 720 MW Karot Hydro Power Project will add environment-friendly and cheap electricity in the national grid.
He was talking to Chinese media and workers of Karot Hydro Power Project during his visit to the site of the project on Wednesday.
The Prime Minister said the foundations of the project were laid back in 2015 and it is part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project, which lies at the junction of Punjab and Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
Expressing his gratitude to the Chinese company for this project, Shehbaz Sharif said this project will not only provide clean and cheap energy that has no environmental hazards, but will also help us save four billion rupees.
He said that that project will help us in moving forward to strengthening Pakistan-China friendship.