Lahore - A delegation led by Vice President China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) Li Jing Kai met Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif here on Thursday. Matters regarding the projects of setting up energy projects with the local coal in Salt Range were discussed in the meeting.

Talking to the delegation of Chinese Company, the Chief Minister said that first energy plant to be operated with the local coal will be set up in Salt Range. He said that under the agreement, the Chinese will complete the 300 megawatt project within the minimum period. He said that Chinese Company will work speedily on the coal power plant. He said that Chinese company will also utilize the local coal through modern mining in Salt Range. He said that Punjab government will provide maximum facilities to the Chinese company. Provincial Minister for Minerals Ch. Sher Ali Khan, Additional Chief Secretary Energy, Secretary Minerals and concerned officials were also present on the occasion.