Chitral, by area, is the second largest district of our country. Its population is about 750,000. The peoples of Chitral are facing different problems. One of those problems is the shortage of electricity, which is also the problem of our whole country.

In Chitral there are many suitable sites for hydropower projects. According to a AKRSP (Aga Khan Rural Support Program) survey 22,000 MW environment friendly electricity can be generated from hydropower in Chitral. An interest on construction of hydropower project in these sites will almost fulfill the whole shortage of electricity of our country. And the power projects will also fulfill those problems which people of Chitral are facing.


Chitral, November 12.