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