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According to Report, a Tripartite Power Purchase Agreement (TPPA) was signed on 25 June 2020 for the construction of the 1124 Mega Watt Kohala Hydro Power Project (KHPP). The MOU was signed in between the Pakistan Government, Chinese Firm – China Three Gorges Corporation (State-owned company of the Government of China), and Government of Azad Kashmir (Pakistan occupied Kashmir).

Kohala Hydro Power Project (KHPP)

The TPPA project is located near the villages of Siran and Barsala in Muzaffarabad district of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK). The TPPA Project is located on the Jhelum river.

The TPPA project is part of the Economic Corridor between China and Pakistan. The estimated cost of the project is $ 2.3 billion and is expected to be completed by coming 6 years.  The TPPA will be constructed by Kohala Hydropower Company Limited (KHCL).

CPEC

CPEC was established on 22nd May 2013 with the intent to developed Pakistan’s infrastructure for strengthening its economy. Originally valued at $46 billion, the value of CPEC projects is worth $62 billion as of 2017.

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