ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: In compliance to the directives of Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahbaz Sharif and Federal Minister for Energy Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan, the National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited (NTDC) has completed the construction work of 29 km long, double-circuit transmission line from Polan to Gwadar.
Consequently, Pakistan’s transmission system in the region will become capable to import additional 100 MW from Iran.
The testing of circuit-II of the said transmission line was completed on Sunday whereas testing of circuit-I will be carried out on February 07, 2023.
The evacuation of additional 100 MW power will be started through this transmission line in the next few days.
This import of additional power from Iran will be beneficial for the people of Gwadar & Makran division in terms of power adequacy, reduction in load shedding and will increase the confidence of the key business players and investors to tap the opportunities provided by the Gwadar region for their potential businesses.