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Pakistan Issued Stamp on First 100 MW Solar Plant

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Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif inaugurated the country’s first solar power plant, the latest fruit of increasingly close cooperation with China and a step towards an electoral promise to end chronic power shortages. The Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park in Bahawalpur produces 100MW of power, which will be increased by next year.The plant, owned by the Punjab government and built by China’s Tebian Electric Apparatus Stock Co Ltd, took a year to build at a cost of $190 million, government documents show. Spread over 500 acres of sun-baked Bahawalpur district, is a link in an ambitious plan for a China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, unveiled by China’s President Xi Jinping last month.

Date of Issue:4 May 2015,Denomination:8 Rs,Colours;CMYK,Paper 100GSM,Size:81x40mm,Designer:Liaqaut Ali,Quantity:0.2 Million,Printer:Pakistan Security Printing Press Karachi

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