Dir: KP Govt expedites work on Sharmai hydro power project

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has expedited work on the construction of Sharmai hydro power project in Upper Dir district.

A spokesman of Pakhtunkhwa Energy Development organization told our Peshawar correspondent, that the project will be completed at a cost of forty-five billion rupees by 2023.

The project also includes construction of seven-kilometer-long tunnel to divert water of Panjkora River for power generation.

The spokesman said on completion, it will generate one hundred and fifty megawatt electricity.

Source: Radio Pakistan