PM will preside over a meeting of the cabinet committee on energy in Islamabad -Government committed to overcome energy crisis – PM directs for minimum load-shedding during Ramazan
The Committee also held a meeting at which the Prime Minister directed for minimum load shedding in the month of Ramazan-ul-Mubarik. On the occasion, Nawaz Sharif said government is fully cognizant of the problems faced by masses due to power shortage and it will not rest till a significant relief is provided to them.The meeting was informed that additional nine thousand one hundred seven megawatt electricity will be added to the system by March next year.He was presiding over a meeting of the cabinet committee on energy in Islamabad.
By March next year additional 9,107 MW electricity will be available in the transmission system.
Minister for Commerce Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan:
The government is working on several power generation projects, which would be operational soon.The Sahiwal coal plant, Port Qasim and other projects would bring improvement in the energy sector.Demand for electricity has been increasing due to hot weather and despite that there is no loadshedding in the industrial sector.
Host : Abdul Hameed Tabasum
Co-Host : Malik Manzoor
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Ch.Asad Ur Rehman (PML-N)
Zafar Yab (Spokesperson Water and Power)