Kohala, Azad Pattan power projects to create 8,000 jobs: PM | Pakistan Today

Kohala, Azad Pattan power projects to create 8,000 jobs: PM

–Imran says govt taking revolutionary steps to improve good governance

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday said that Kohala and Azad Pattan hydroelectric power projects launched by the federal government will produce 1,800 megawatts electricity and create 8,000 jobs.

In a post on his official Facebook page, PM Imran said that Kohala project will be developed at Jhelum River in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). Similarly, Azad Pattan project will be built on the dual boundary between Rawalpindi district of Punjab and Sidhnouti district of AJK, he added.

Meanwhile, the premier said the federal government is taking revolutionary steps to improve good governance in the country. He was talking to Punjab Law Minister Muhammad Basharat Raja who called on him.

He said that the federal government will extend full cooperation to provincial government in improving good governance. He appreciated the efforts of Punjab government for initiative taken for the welfare of people and improvement in service delivery.

The provincial law minister apprised the prime minister of draft law for local government system and said the new law will materialise the dream of real change.

The Law Today Pakistan (TLTP) is an independent news service.



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