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Bharat Heavy Electrical offers to set up 2,000MW power plants

Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited made an offer to setup 500 to 2,000 megawatts power plants in Pakistan. Secretary Commerce Pakistan Munir Qureshi said that the stakeholders from both the sides will now sit together to explore the possibility.

While responding to a question regarding India’s earlier offer to sell 500MW electricity, Indian Commerce Secretary SR Rao said that for setting up a 500MW grid station at least one and half years was required. He added for immediate energy trade a technical group would review the possibility to exchange 220 KV transmission line in next six months.

India also showed its willingness to sell five mmcfd gas per day to Pakistan. It extended its cooperation in the areas of wind and solar energy.

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