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CM Gilgit-Baltistan inaugurates one MW Hydel Power Station


Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

12th Jan, 2020. 06:15 pm
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Gilgit Baltistan

Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman inaugurated one megawatt Hydel Power Station in Sai Jeglote, near Gilgit.

According to the details, speaking on the occasion, he said that various hydel power projects are being implemented to overcome energy shortage in the region.

He also said, the government has increased energy production from 82 megawatt to 170 megawatt in four years, and now consumers are enjoying uninterrupted electricity supply.

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Earlier in summer, the historical shandur Polo Festival held from July 7 at the world highest polo ground on earth Shandur, District Chitral.

Over 0.1 million tourists and polo enthusiasts  attended the event. Different cultural programs also arranged beside paragliding, food stalls, music night and traditional dances to fascinate tourists.

The festival organized under the auspices of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tourism Corporation in collaboration with Pak Army. A special tent village had also be set up to facilitate local and foreign tourists.

Hundreds of tourists had arrived to proceed to the venue of the festival, which is at a drive of six hours from the city.

The hotels in the Chitral city were packed to their capacity due to influx of tourists to witness the Shandur festival.

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