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Pakistan’s new coal project to provide power for 200 years

A new coal mining project in the Thar desert is expected to provide enough power to last 200 years. It’s also bringing jobs and opportunities to a community which has faced drought and famine.

A new coal mining project in the Thar desert is expected to provide enough power to last 200 years.

It’s also bringing jobs and opportunities to a community which has faced drought and famine.

But many people have concerns about being uprooted from their ancestral land.

Al Jazeera’s Kamal Hyder reports from Tharparkar, Sindh.