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  May  05, 2015



5000 Megawatts Hydro Power projects available for foreign investors...CM

Chitral Times Report

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has said that feasibility studies for constructing over 5000 Megawatts Hydro Power Projects, six small irrigation dams and many other construction works in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province have been made available for foreign investors.

He assured that offers of Chinese companies would be considered favorably for investment in different sectors of development of the province. This he said while talking to a six member delegation of Pakistan based China Gezhouba Group Company (CGGC) which called on him at Chief Minister House Monday.

Speaker of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Asad Qaiser, Advisor to Chief Minister on Inter Provincial Coordination, Abdul Haq, MPA Zargul Khan, Secretaries of Irrigation and Power departments and other concerned officers were also present on this occasion.

Chief Minister Pervez Khattak informed the Chinese company about foreign and local investment opportunities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and said that transparency in the provincial government business and plenty of other reforms introduced by present government have created a sound investment environment in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa especially for foreign investors. He directed the power and irrigation departments to have detailed and formal meetings with the company to apprise it of details of feasible power generation and irrigation projects.

Expressing his views the Chief Financial Officer of CGGC, Tao Jie appreciated the endeavor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government for improving life standard of the people of the province and ensuring transparency and fool proof reforms for good governance. Offering investment by CGGC, a state owned company of China, Mr. Jie told that his company enjoys strong financial capacity and possesses vast construction experience. He told that CGGC was already engaged in construction of Neelum-Jhelum and Suki Kinari Hydro Power Projects as well as E-35 express Way.

Meanwhile a seven member delegation of Journalists Association of Bahrain called on the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak at CM House Monday. The delegation was accompanied by the office bearers of Malik Saad Shaheed Sports Trust including Amjad Aziz Malik, Tajmul Hayat Malik and Syed Ali Nawaz Gillani.

The delegation headed by Mohammad Qasem, President of Bahrain Sports Media, discussed matters about promotion of sports relations between Behrain and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province and invited Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sports teams to Bahrain.

Talking to the delegation Chief Minister Pervez Khattak welcomed the delegation and hoped that Bahrain sports journalistís visit would help established sports relations between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Bahrain. He said that improved law and order situation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has paved way for holding international sports events in the province.


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