UAE gifts power plant to Pakistan

The first consignment of a 320MW duel fuel power plant gifted by the UAE has arrived in Pakistan, with the entire plant scheduled to reach in three phases by the end of October, reported a Pakistani daily on Thursday.

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Published: Thu 16 Sep 2010, 1:01 PM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 4:41 PM

Daily Times quoting Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO) spokesman as having said the plant comprises five frames, each of 16MW, and eight frames each of 30MW.

He said the late Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan had promised to donate a power plant to help the efforts of the government to increase power generation in the country. The power plant has been donated by the UAE government on the request of the Pakistani president. The gift by the UAE government not only fulfils the commitment made by the late Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, but also reflects the close and friendly relations between the two brotherly countries, the spokesman added.



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