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May 11, 2017

Shahbaz okays 1,200MW gas power plant

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May 11, 2017

Also approves implementation of six safe city projects, Rs2 bn revolving fund for loans to small, landless farmers

LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has accorded approval to set up new 1200 megawatt gas-based power plant, and implementation of safe city projects in six major cities of the province. 

These decisions were made in a meeting of the Provincial Cabinet chaired by the CM. The meeting also approved an agreement between Punjab Agriculture Department and Akhuwat for providing interest-free loans to small and landless farmers. The Punjab government would set up a revolving fund with an amount of Rs 2 billion for the purpose. 

The safe city projects would be started in Multan, Bahawalpur, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala and Sargodha.