Federal govt agrees to expedite payment of Rs8.5 billion NHP dues: KP finance minister.


PESHAWAR -- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Finance Taimur Saleem Jhagra has said the federal government has agreed upon expediting the payment of up to Rs8.5 billion in dues for the Malakand 3 and Pehur Hydropower projects, some of which have been pending for a decade.

This breakthrough was made in a meeting between the KP team of Finance and Pakhtunkhwa Hydro Power Project Organisation with Federal Power Division at Islamabad, says press release issued here on Tuesday.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa team was led by KP Minister Finance Taimur Saleem Jhagra and Power division was headed by Federal Power Secretary Irfan Ali.

Meeting also had a detail discussion on deepening provincial and federal partnership on improving PESCO and TESCO's performance and infrastructure across Pakhtunkhwa. Taimur Jhagra...

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