15th October 2015,
Muhammad Nawaz Sharif today performed groundbreaking of
102 MW Gulpur Hydropower project near Kotli,
Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
is a run of
power project being built on the
river Poonch, a major tributary of river Jhelum, some 10
kilometers on the out skirts of Kotli city in Azad Jammu
and Kashmir. This is the third hydel IPP
being developed through Private Power and Infrastructure
Board. The project will be completed in four years at a
cost of 317 million US dollars.
groundbreaking ceremony was attended by AJ&K
Prime Minister, Chaudhary
Abdul Majeed, Federal Minister
for Water and Power, Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Federal
Minister KA &
Muhammad Barjees Tahir, State
Minister for Water & POwer
Abid Sher Ali, Secretary Water
and Power Muhammad Yunus Dhaga, MD PPIB Shah Jahan Mirza
senior officials of the Ministry water and Power, PPIB,
AJK government and Mira Power Company Limited.