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CHITRAL, May 21: The Sarhad Rural Support Program (SRSP), with financial support from the European Union Program for Economic Advancement and Community Empowerment (PEACE), has completed a 50 KV hydropower house in Bomboret Valley of Chitral district.

TNN correspondent says about 300 households are expected to benefit from the project. Earlier, a 50 KV micro hydropower house and 250 KV powerhouse had been constructed in the valley by the SRSP in the district.

During the inauguration ceremony, local elders including Ghulam Hazrat advocate, Subedar Rahmat Karim and others thanked the SRSP for rendering meritorious services for uplift of the underdeveloped area.

They demanded construction of embankments on the banks of Bomboret River to protect cultivable land and populated area of the valley. They also demanded construction of a big powerhouse of 5 megawatts to overcome energy crises in Chitral town.