February 07, 2023 (PPI-OT)
Following is the text of press release issued by National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited (NTDCL)
In compliance to the directives of Honourable Prime Minister of Pakistan, H.E. Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif and Federal Minister for Energy, H.E. Engr. Khurram Dastagir Khan, the National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited (NTDC) has completed the construction work of 29 km long, double-circuit transmission line from Polan to Gwadar. Consequently, Pakistan's transmission system in the region will become capable to import additional 100 MW from Iran. Testing of circuit-II of the said transmission line was completed yesterday, whereas testing of Circuit-I will be carried out on 07-02-2023.
Evacuation of additional 100 MW power will be started through this transmission line in the next few days. This import of additional power from Iran will be beneficial for the people of Gwadar and Makran division in terms of power adequacy, reduction in load shedding and will increase the confidence of the key business players and investors to tap the opportunities provided by the Gwadar region for their potential businesses.
For more information, contact:Director Media and PR, NTDCLNational Transmission and Despatch Company Limited (NTDCL)221 WAPDA House Lahore, PakistanTel: +92-42-99201020, +92-42-99202211 Ext: 2286Cell: +92-321-478251Fax: +92-42-99210894Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.ntdc.com.pk/