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CHITRAL, September 29: The Sarhad Rural Support Programme (SRSP) has inaugurated 200KW power station in Rerih Oveer area of Chitral district.

The power station will be constructed by the SRSP, with collaboration of the provincial government at a cost of 27 million rupees.

On 28 September, SRSP Chief Executive Mr Masoodul Mulk told TNN that the power station would facilitate about 80 houses.

Local residents thanked the authorities for the project but they also requested the government to set up a hospital and a college for them as well.

“We are facing a host of problems in this area. Land sliding is the big problem here, roads are in poor condition. We also need water for drinking for irrigation purposes,” said a resident of the area.

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