Islamabad: AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan has said that Azad Kashmir has a vast potential of Hydropower generation and can produce 8800 megawatt electricity utilizing the natural resources for the development of the state.
The Prime Minister made this assertion while addressing a ground breaking ceremony function of 48 megawatt Jagran Phase-two hydro-power Project at Kuttan Jaghran in Neelum Valley on Sunday, adding that effective research based planning and availability of resources would significantly help to overcome energy crises in the state, Radio Pakistan reported.
He said long-term planning is being made to utilize natural resources for the development of liberated territory.
Speaking on this occasion Ambassador of France in Pakistan Ms. Martine Dorance said that her country is extending its cooperation to different development projects being run in Azad Kashmir.
She said that France would continue to extend cooperation to overcoming enerty crisis and environmental hazards in Pakistan.