|Balochistan to import electricity from Iran||
Balochistan government is planning to purchase 1000 megawatt electricity from Iran to overcome the power shortage in Balochistan besides ensuring uninterrupted power supply to tube-wells in agriculture sector of the province.
Balochistan Planning and Development department sources told APP here on Tuesday that work on solar energy project is also in progress which on completion would generate additional power for the province.
"Gwadar deep water port is also being made operational besides organising the mines and mineral sector of the province on modern lines," they added. Referring to irrigation sector schemes, the sources said work on Kachi canal, small and medium dams projects is also in progress which on completion would bring over one million acres of barren land under cultivation across the province.
(Source: Associated Press of Pakistan)
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