Natural Resources: Ministry okays projects for exploration

Published: July 1, 2017


ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources would execute two new projects worth Rs190 million for coal exploration and evaluation in different localities of Balochistan besides carrying out a survey for underground water in Quetta. “Out of a total Rs190.033 million estimated cost, an amount of Rs88.023 million has been proposed for the next fiscal year to carry out two new unapproved schemes for coal exploration and evaluation in Nosham and Bahlol areas of Balochistan and the underground water survey,” said official sources. Answering a question, they said the ministry would spend Rs554.291 million under the PSDP 2017-18 to execute four ongoing and two new projects to step up exploration activities of natural resources.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 1st, 2017.

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