GWADAR: By March, the coastal region of Gwadar in the Makran division will be joined to the Pakistan-Iran transmission line that is now under construction, allowing for the delivery of an extra 100 MW of Iranian power.
In a meeting with the Director General of Gwadar Development Authority (GDA) Mujeeb Ur Rahman Qambrani, Executive Engineer of Transmission Line Quetta Electric Supply Company (QESCO) Zafar Ali revealed the matter.
He gave the DG an update on the Pak-Iran transmission line’s development and mentioned that the Iranian side transmission line was anticipated to be finished by March while the Basima-Panjgur transmission line was expected to be completed by June.
Furthermore, he added that work was also under progress to build grid stations in Jiwani, Pakistan, and the Phalan area of Iran while a 30-kilometer transmission line will also be made.
Earlier, a high-level meeting chaired by the Federal Minister for Planning and Development, Ahsan Iqbal, approved a 300 MW coal power project to be implemented in Gwadar.
Furthermore, the Makran division will also be connected to the National Grid within the next two months, and the project is expected to complete within a timeframe of 42 months.