Drilling, construction start at Thar Coal site under CPEC

March 12, 2017
Samaa Web Desk


KARACHI: The drilling and construction work has started in second largest point block-I of Thar Coal area under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor.

Official said four billion ton coal exist in 150 Kilometer long Block. The cost of the block-1 project is two hundred billion rupees.

He said during the digging two power plants with capacity of 132 megawatt have also been developed.

The construction work in Block-II is also underway with full swing at the cost of two hundred twenty billion rupees. – APP