300MW Balakot hydropower project to be constructed on Kunhar River

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has signed an agreement with a Turkish consultant company for the construction of 300 megawatt Balakot hydropower project on the Kunhar River in Mansehra district.

The Turkish company would complete the project through joint ventures with the country’s local consultant companies.

The government will start construction work on the project with financial assistance of the Asian Development Bank and it will be completed in seven years at an estimated cost of 755 million dollars.

 

Source: Radio Pakistan