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Multan Customs clears major coal technology consignments in August

Multan Customs clears major coal technology consignments in August

MULTAN: Multan Appraisement Principal Appraiser Mahmood Ahmad Khan has said that the Multan Dry Port authorities have cleared the major consignments of the coal power plant in August to help government end energy crisis.

He said that Kot Addu Power Plant Company (KAPCO) is an independent power plant company, which generates electric power and going to install new coal power plants in the Southern Punjab region very soon. “The KAPCO has imported a set of complete coal firing system with standard accessories from China in July at the Multan Dry Port through Auto Track Clearing and Forwarding Agency,” he added.

He said that the customs appraisement department cleared nine such consignments in August which were imported from Shanghai.

These imported power plants will be installed near Kot Addu and Muzaffargarh and will help reducing electricity shortfall in the country, he said.

The gross weight of the consignment was observed 177.11 million tonne and the declared assets value was $0.44 million with Rs 4.7 million duty.