PM directs timely completion of LNG projects
Nawaz Sharif was briefed that 3,600MW electricity would be added to national grid by summer 2017.
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has expressed hope that Government would overcome the issue of load-shedding in the country.
This he said while presiding over a meeting on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) issues in Islamabad on Tuesday.
He said directed the concerned quarters to ensure timely completion of LNG power projects.
On this occasion, the Prime Minister was told that with LNG, a total of 3,600 megawatts electricity would be added to the national grid by summer 2017.
Chairing another meeting Prime Minister has directed Attorney General to file a petition in the Supreme Court against the Election Commission's decision to suspend certain provisions that facilitate the farmers in ‘Kissan’ package.
He said ‘Kissan’ package is for the farmers of entire country and not for any specific region.
Nawaz Sharif said the farmer community throughout Pakistan is suffering due to non-implementation of Kissan package.
He said the government is working to protect farmers’ rights without any political or regional bias.
The Prime Minister during the meeting was briefed that Kissan package was announced in consultations with all stake-holders after a fall in the demand and prices of Pakistan’s Agricultural commodities in the international market.