CHITRAL: Former prime minister and ruling PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif is expected to visit Chitral on the occasion of the inauguration of Golen Gol powerhouse in the first week of February.
This was stated by the PML-N Chitral chapter on Wednesday. The first unit (36 megawatts) of the 108 megawatts Golen Gol powerhouse built by the federal government will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. It has been learnt that during the visit Mr Sharif will also address a public gathering at polo ground Chitral.
Mr Abbasi will inaugurate the powerhouse along with work on the establishment of gas plants in the valley.
A delegation of PML-N lawyers’ wing, comprising Niaz A. Niazi, District Bar Association President Sajid Ullah, Muhammad Kausar, Khalid Hussain, Muhammad Ajmal and Qazi Fazal, met the PML-N chief in Islamabad on Tuesday.
Talking to the delegation, the former prime minister expressed satisfaction that the Golen Gol powerhouse had started production. He congratulated the people of Chitral on getting electricity from the new powerhouse.
He also mentioned a number of other mega projects being completed in Chitral during the tenure of the PML-N government,including the Lowari tunnel.