General (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa, Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Information and Broadcasting said that Kohala and Azad Pattan power projects will generate 1,800 megawatts of cheaper electricity with 8,000 jobs. The SAPM Asim Saleem Bajwa who also heads the CPEC Authority, said via Twitter that Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Farooq Haider Khan and chief executive officers of China Three Gorges and China Gezhouba separately met him. On July 6, Pakistan and China had signed an agreement for construction of $1.5 billion Azad Pattan Hydel Power project under the framework of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Prime Minister Imran Khan witnessed the signing of the agreement with China Gezhouba Group Company Limited for Azad Pattan Hydropower Project at a ceremony in Islamabad. Prior to that, PM Khan had witnessed the agreement signing of 1124 MW Kohala hydropower project which would be completed at a cost of $2.5 billion. The signing ceremony of a tripartite agreement was held in Islamabad.