Energy shortage: PM emphasises alternative energy potential

All avenues need to be explored and every effort made to tap the alternative energy potential of the country, says PM.


APP June 26, 2013
Nawaz stressed that his government would go the extra mile to facilitate companies and firms which transferred technology through investments in alternative energy. PHOTO: FILE

ISLAMABAD:


Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said Pakistan’s huge alternative energy potential held the key to overcoming the country’s acute energy crisis.


“All avenues need to be explored and every effort made to tap the alternative energy potential of the country,” the premier said.

He was speaking at a presentation on solar energy resources in Pakistan and investment opportunities given by a consortium of foreign and domestic companies on Wednesday.

Nawaz stressed that his government would go the extra mile to facilitate companies and firms which transferred technology through investments in alternative energy.

He emphasised that Pakistan held huge potential in alternative energy, and that: “If utilised optimally, these will help improve peoples’ standard of living.”

Published in The Express Tribune, June 27th, 2013.

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COMMENTS (1)

Humayun | 8 years ago | Reply

Do help and facilitate Balochistan government who have specifically made allocation in the budget for Solar Power options including tube wells for agriculture

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