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SFD to fund 2 Hydro Power Projects in AJK

AZAD JAMMU & KASHMIR: A delegation of Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) visited Azad Jammu and Kashmir under the Green Energy Drive and signed agreements for funding two Hydro Power Projects in the area.

The Saudi delegation was headed by the CEO of the Fund, Sultan bin Abdul Rahman Al-Marshid.

These projects include Shounter Hydro Project and Jagran-4 Hydro Project.

The Shounter hydro project will generate 48 megawatts of electricity at a cost of 66 million dollars while the Jagran-4 hydro project will be completed at a cost of 41 million dollars and will generate 22 MW of electricity.

These two projects will add 70 megawatts to the national grid in hydro-power generation.

It is pertinent to mention that the Special Investment Facilitation Council played a key role in the execution of these agreements. Pakistan