85 per cent work completed on 660 KV Matiari-Lahore transmission line: Asim Bajwa

Chairman China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority Asim Saleem Bajwa has said that 85 per cent work on Matiari-Lahore transmission line has been completed.

Asim Saleem Bajwa took to social media to announce the completion of 85 per cent of work on the 660KV Matiari-Lahore transmission line which will ‘will evacuate power North-South, resolve one major issue’.

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The project is expected to cost US$ 1.658 billion when completed, and has generated 2,212 employment opportunities in total.

The 886 kilometres long transmission line will constitute 1,972 towers and will have a total evac capacity of 4,000 megawatts.