The prime minister was accompanied by Governor Punjab Malik Rafiq Rajwana,
Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif, Minister for Planning Ahsan Iqbal and Minister for Commerce
Khurram Dastgir and Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali.
Furthermore, the 40 MW coal Pakistan power plant at Sitara Chemical Industries Ltd is the largest of its kind in the
industrial sector of Faisalabad.
Sitara Chemical Industries Ltd is also the flagship company of Sitara Group.
The prime minister also unveiled the plaque of the project that has been completed within 27 months
costing Rs 3.5 billion.
Also, the plant’s boiler is based on Circulating Fluidized Bed
Combustion technology having the best automation system.
Moreover, continuous emission monitoring system is placed which monitors 24/7 the emission of the gases
in the air to protect the environment.
According to a PM House statement, commissioning of 40 mega watts Coal Fired Power Plant
is a step towards achieving self-reliance in power generation and such initiatives by the private sector
are extremely encouraging and will also prove helpful in overcoming the energy shortage from Pakistan.