Naveed opens hydro-power project in Hunza valley
Govt to replicate PPAF model of development: Naveed Qamar
Hunza village produces its own electricity
GILGIT, July 19 (APP): The federal minister for Finance, Privatization and Investment Syed Naveed Qamar, here on Saturday, inaugurated a micro hydro-power unit in remote valley of Ahmed Abad, Hunza to provide uninterrupted power supply to the people.
The power project of 350 KV was completed at a cost of Rs.12.3 million.
The small hydro unit was joint venture of the local community and Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Funds (PPAF).
Addressing on the occasion, the minister lauded the role of the local people who had completed number of projects in this remote region, on self-help basis.
The minister assured government’s full support for the development of remote areas.
He appreciated the efforts of Aga Khan Development Network and said that the organization was serving the humanity not only in the country but also throughout the world.