Pakistan

PM Nawaz Sharif reaches Tajikistan to attend CASA 1000 launching

DUSHANBE: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived in Tajikistan on a two-day official visit to attend the launching ceremony of CASA-1000 Power Project to be held near Dushanbe on Thursday.

Print Friendly

Sharif visited the mausoleum of Sufi saint Syed Ali Hamdani and offered fateha soon after his arrival.

The CASA-1000 Project is a flagship project and the first of its kind that will link Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan in electricity grid.

Under CASA-1000 Project, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan will supply 1300 MW of electricity to Pakistan and Afghanistan. The project is likely to be completed by 2018.

The leaders of the member countries and other stakeholders will attend the launching ceremony.

Prime Minister would meet the President of Tajikistan during his stay in the country. He will discuss bilateral cooperation in diverse fields, including trade, energy and defence with Tajik leaders.

Sharif will also have meetings with the leaders of other members of CASA-1000 Power Project.

Print Friendly
Please follow and like us:
20

Comments

comments




ARY Sports

Copyright © 2017 ARYNEWS.tv

To Top