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Jabban powerhouse to be completed in 2013

Convener Senate Standing Committee on Water and Power Senator Nisar Khan has said the Jabban Powerhouse in Dargai would become functional in 2013.

Talking to reporters after visiting the powerhouse, he said the powerhouse in Malakand Agency was destroyed when it caught fire in 2006. He said it was generating 19.06 megawatt electricity before its destruction.

The senator said delay in the reconstruction work due to poor law and order situation in the area had caused loss of 687.21 million.“Had the project been completed in time, the residents would not have faced prolonged power outages,” he said, adding that the reconstruction work on the project was made possible after restoration of peace in the region.

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