Prime Minister Congratulates Shehbaz Sharif On Completing Bhikki Gas Power Plant In 18 Months

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif after inaugurating Bhikki gas power plant shook hand with Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif and congratulated him on completing the project in a short period of 18 months. Chief Executive Officer Quaid-e-Azam Thermal Power Private Limited Ahad Cheema gave a briefing to Prime Minister and Chief Minister regarding the project. They visited central control room of the project and witnessed its important parts. Prime Minister appreciated the hard work of Shehbaz Sharif and said it has become possible due to personal monitoring of Shehbaz Sharif that 717MW single cycle project is generating electricity today. Had Shehbaz Sharif not reviewed progress of the project, this project would not have been completed in ten years like past governments, he added. Nawaz Sharif congratulated Shehbaz Sharif on this splendid effort and said that the hard work being carried out with determination by Shehbaz Sharif is unprecedented. He said that a house is not completed even in 18 months but Shehbaz Sharif has done unprecedented work by running a gas power project. Chief Executive Officer Harben Electric International China Ma Lixin in his address said that Bhikki gas power project has been completed with “Shehbaz Speed”. He said that Shehbaz Sharif extended all out cooperation and guidance for early completion of the project and this project became operational in a short period due to Shehbaz Sharif. President and Chief Executive Officer General Electric Company of USA Muhammad Ali said that this project has been completed with great speed and is one of those projects completed transparently and speedily throughout the world. He said that the national resources saved by ensuring transparency in the project are also unprecedented.