Premier to visit Tajikistan for CASA-1000 project in May

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will visit Tajikistan next month to attend the ground-breaking ceremony of the Central Asia-South Asia 1,000 (Casa-1,000) project that will help Pakistan get cheaper and clean energy to minimise electricity shortages.

“The ground-breaking of the project will take place on May 11 and the premier will attend it,” a senior government official said, adding Afghanistan’s president was also likely to attend the event.