Rs2bn hydropower project inaugurated in Mansehra.

MANSEHRA -- Irrigation minister Arshad Ayub on Tuesday inaugurated the Kotkay small hydropower project after the completion of work at the cost of over Rs2 billion.

'Not only will this initiative generate power but it will irrigate large tracts of barren land as well,' the minister told the inauguration ceremony here.

He said for the first time, the provincial government produced electricity to meet the province's demand and reduce the country's energy shortfall.

The minister said the district had irrigation challenges in some areas but its lands were mostly...

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