Karot hydropower project under CPEC to generate eco-friendly, cheap electricity: Pakistani PM

ISLAMABAD, May 25 (Xinhua) -- Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif said on Wednesday that the Karot Hydropower Project, a major pilot project under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), will generate environment-friendly and cheap electricity, promoting green development in Pakistan.

"Hydroelectricity is much more cost-effective ... it is also a clean source of power generation," the prime minister said while speaking to the engineers and workers of the hydropower project during his visit.

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