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The Honourable Minister for Power Mr. Omar Ayub Khan  chaired 119th Board meeting of Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB)

119th meeting of PPIB

31-OCT-2018

Islamabad, 31st October 2018: The Honourable Minister for Power Mr. Omar Ayub Khan today chaired 119th Board meeting of Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB), his first meeting after assuming charge and took detailed briefing on PPIB. The Managing Director PPIB Mr. Shah Jahan Mirza briefed the Minister that PPIB has so far attracted US$ 16.7 billion investment through commissioning thirty seven power generation projects of around 15,500 MW. It was also explained that PPIB is currently processing the most diversified portfolio of its history which comprises of twenty five projects of more than 14,000 MW. It was underscored that currently more than 50% of electricity is fed into national grid by the private sector. The Minister appreciated PPIB's role and performance and advised that in order to further streamline the processes for facilitation of investors, the timelines of project processing should be declared upfront to the investors and should be adhered to in letter and spirit, all processes should be transparent, efficient and time bound.

 

 

 
 
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