Chinese company to set up 660MW power plant in Thar

The China Coal Technology and Engineering Group (CCTEG) will set up a 660MW power plant in Thar. Chairman CCTEG, Wang Jinhua called on Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Murad Ali Shah in Karachi.

Matters related to beginning of mining and setting up coal-based power plant in Thar Coal Block-1 came under discussion.

The Chinese company will mine 7. 8 million tons of coal from Thar Coal and establish a 660 megawatt power plant.

Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said Sindh government’s joint initiative with ENGRO for mining and establishing a coal based power plant in Thar Coal Block-2 has restored the confidence of foreign investors.

He said Sindh government has completed phase-1 of development in Thar under which road and water supply projects have been completed to facilitate the companies working in Thar.