ADB del­e­ga­tion vis­its Fesco head­quar­ters

The Pak Banker - - NATIONAL -

A del­e­ga­tion of the Asian De­vel­op­ment Bank (ADB) led by Zheng Li vis­ited the Faisalabad Elec­tric Sup­ply Com­pany (Fesco) Head­quar­ters Sun­day and re­viewed elec­tric­ity de­vel­op­ment projects.Speak­ing on the oc­ca­sion, Zheng Li said the power sec­tor of Pak­istan was steam­ing to­wards a right di­rec­tion to over­come load­shed­ding by us­ing the lat­est tech­nol­ogy. He ex­pressed sat­is­fac­tion over the speed of de­vel­op­ment works be­ing com­pleted with ADB loan and ex­pected that in fu­ture all projects would be com­pleted with same pace so that pos­i­tive im­pacts of these projects could be help­ful for agriculture and in­dus­trial sec­tor.

Ear­lier, Chief Ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer Fesco Rasheed Ahmed As­lam said six new grid sta­tions were be­ing con­structed while de­vel­op­ment works at 40 ex­ist­ing grid sta­tions were in full swing with the help of ADB. He said first GIS City grid sta­tion Faisalabad and AIS 132-KV Shahbaz Khail Mian­wali would be com­pleted till March 2017 while work is in progress for the up-gra­da­tion of four 66-KV grid sta­tions into 132-KV in­clud­ing 18Hazari, G.M. Raja, Rakh Di­gran and Kala Bagh. ADB con­sul­tant Mr Robert, Gen­eral Man­ager Oper­a­tion Ma­sood Sala­haudin, Chief En­gi­neer Sheikh Ja­hangir, Di­rec­tor Pro­cure­ment Eng Baqar Riaz Zaidi, Di­rec­tor Project Fi­nance Nazir Ahmed and other of­fi­cers also present.

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