CPEC hydropower project achieves dam capping in Pakistan.

BEIJING -- The Suki Kinari Hydropower project in the northwestern part of Pakistan achieved the dam capping on Monday, marking it entering a new construction stage.

The successful capping of the concrete dam on the Kunhar River would help advance the construction progress of the power station under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), located in the Mansehra district of the country's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, China Economic Net (CEN) reported.

Terming the capping a key milestone of the 884-megawatt hydropower project, Chen Jiangbo, Deputy Manager of the Suki Kinari Hydropower project of China Gezhouba Group Company Ltd., which invests in and implements the project, attributed the achievement to the joint efforts made by the Chinese and Pakistani constructors despite multiple challenges.

The hydropower project started construction in January 2017 with a total...

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