Prime Minister inaugurated 40-megawatt coal-based power plant in Faisalabad today

"The government is not only focusing on mega power and infrastructure projects but also introducing programs to provide better education and health care facilities to the people. The government has launched several coal, LNG, solar and wind based power projects. The 40 MW Coal Power Plants at Sitara Chemical Industries Ltd Faisalabad is the largest of its kind in the industrial sector of the city. The plant’s boiler is based on circulating fluidized bed combustion technology, having the best automation system. 2018 will be the year of elimination of power outages. The government is heavily investing in energy sector to rid the country of energy deficit by 2018. Pakistan has gained the status of emerging economy and it is our utmost effort to provide all possible facilities and incentives to investors. Economy has been revived over the past three years and efforts are afoot to expand exports": Muhammad Nawaz Sharif

Report by Zainab Fayyaz (Radio Pakistan's Correspondent from Faisalabad)

Host : Ayaz Aslam

Analysts on Call:

Ch Muhammad Shahbaz Babar (MNA PML-N, Faisalabad)

Dr. Samar Mubarak Mand (Scientist / Expert on Coal Projects)

Dr. Shahid Hassan Siddiqui (Expert on Economic Affairs)

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