Islamabad: A delegation of China Three Gorges South Asia Investment Limited (CSAIL) a subsidiary of China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC) called upon Sardar Masood Khan, President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir to apprise him on the ongoing hydro-electric projects in AJK.
The delegation comprised of Mr. Qin Quobin, CEO and Mr. NA Zuberi, COO. Matters related to the developments of the Kohala and Korat Hydropower Projects were extensively discussed.
The President expressed his desire for the early completion of the projects that would highly benefit both the people of AJK and Pakistan. He further assured that the AJK will facilitate CTGC for the timely completion of the projects.
Mr. Qin informed that the CTGC endeavors to provide electricity from the two projects at competitive tariffs which will help provide affordable electricity to the masses. He also assured that CTGC will actively engage in Corporate Social Responsibility activities by training permanent staff from the locals, creating auxiliary jobs, uplift of local schools, health units and construction of necessary infrastructure. Provisionally acquired land for construction purposes of the projects will also be developed and returned, after the completion of the projects, to AJK.
The President emphasized the need of such development projects in order to help open new avenues for investment in AJK. He thanked the Chinese Government for its sincere commitment to the development in Pakistan and Azad Kashmir.