ADB delegation visits Fesco headquarters
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.