ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday has inaugurated ‘Solar Parliament’, completely shifting the National Assembly and Senate buildings to solar power, TheNewsTribe.com reported.
The project with was jointly inaugurated by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq, Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani and China’s ambassador to Pakistan.
Addressing on the occasion, the PM thanked China for its assistance, hoping that Pakistan will successfully overcome power crisis in 2018.
The project is installed to generate one megawatt of electricity, but it’s presently generating 80 kilowatts power, with both the houses consuming 62 kilowatts.
Additional electricity is being supplied to Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO), officials said.
In April 2015, the project was jointly inaugurated by PM Nawaz Sharif and Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Pakistan