A ground-breaking ceremony took place on Wednesday at will be a 1,320 MW supercritical coal-fired power plant in the Hub district of Pakistan’s Balochistan province.
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The plant has a capacity of providing electricity to about four million families after its completion in 2019, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

It is the second major project after Gwadar port in the restive province under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The project, which is one of the “priority projects” under the CPEC, is being constructed by the China Power International Holding Ltd and Hub Power Company Limited

Chinese state-run Xinhua news agency reported that the plant will have a capacity to provide electricity to about four million families after its completion in 2019. China has committed to building a number of energy projects in Pakistan to ease power crisis.