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Thunder, lightning causes malfunctioning in on-trial unit of Jinnah Project

Lahore: The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) spokesperson stated that malfunctioning occurred in Unit No. 2 of the under-construction Jinnah Hydropower Project this afternoon reportedly due to thunder and lightning. The unit was on its test run for the last one week and was yet to be formally commissioned.

The spokesperson said that the Jinnah Hydropower project is being constructed by a Chinese company. He said that malfunctioning of the unit would inflict no monetary loss to WAPDA or the Government, as the unit/project is still with the contractor, and as such, responsibility of any rectification or replacement whatsoever lies with the contractor as per contractual obligations.

For more information, contact:
Muhammad Abid Rana
Director Public Relations
Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA)
G-32, WAPDA House, Lahore
Tel: +9242 9920 2633 and +9242 9920 2211 -2033 -2029
Cell: +92333 445 8293
Email: mabidrana@gmail.com

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